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Bottlenose Dolphin Genus Infographic

BOTTLENOSE DOLPHIN Species 3%3D GENUS TURSIOPS Common Bottlenose Indo-Pacific Bottlenose (2 Burrunan 3 Feeding Dolphins feed on small fish, crustaceans, and squid. Some species are the mullet, the tuna and mackerel, and the drum and croaker families. SPEED ΑΝΑΤΟΜΥ COMMUNICATION SOCIAL 3 to 7 mph on average but reaching They are Dolphins live in groups of Bottlenose gray with lighter parts on the belly dolphins communicate 10 to 30 up to 18-22 mph members through burst pulsed sounds, whistles, and body language. and darker creating superpods up to 1000 individuals. on the top Jump 20ft High 330- 1430 Ib 6.6-13.1 Feet Tursiops truncatus inhabit temperate, subtropical and tropical oceans worldwide. Tursipos australis live in two specific parts of Victoria, Australia and ( Tursips aduncus lives in the waters around India, northern Australia, South China, the Red Sea, and the eastern coast of Africa. 600 The estimated population of Common Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) is around 600,000 individuals. THOUSAND There are 6000-8000 specimens of Indo-Pacific Bottlenose dolphins and around 150 Burrunan dolphins CONSERVATNON STATUS BioExpedition LEAST CONCERN (L.C) CONSERVATION STATUS Copyright © Bioexpedition

Bottlenose Dolphin Genus Infographic

shared by bioexpedition on Sep 25
The bottlenose dolphin used to be considered one species, but DNA testing discovered that there were two species and the recent discovery in 2011 of a third species defined the current structure of th...


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