The White-Beaked Dolphin is a
coastal dolphin and can be found off the shores in the North
Atlantic. The body of the white-beaked dolphin is sturdy and
tapered at both ends. The snout of this dolphin is quite distinct.
The caudal peduncle leans and the dorsal fin is high, of medium
size and curved/tapered to a point. The pectorals are short and
wide. This dolphin's is quite dark; the back, pectoral, and
fins are almost blue-black. There is a whitish space on the back
and behind the dorsal fin area. There is gray flame that starts
from behind the eyes and goes past the flanks. The
and stomach areas are white. There are 22 -28 small coned shaped
9in. to 10ft. 4 in.
7in. to 3 ft. 7in.
lbs. To 600 lbs.
Atlantic, from Massachusetts to Iceland, and Norway, Baltic Sea,
North Sea, to France, Cape Cod, and Ireland.
herring, cod, arctic cod, mollusks, and benthic crustaceans