Meet the Bottlenose Dolphin
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Whistles of the Bottlenose Dolphin
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Bottlenose Dolphin Conservation
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The Bottlenose Dolphin

Tursiops truncatus


  • Max Weight: 420 - 1,000 lbs (190 - 454 kg)
  • Length: 8.2 - 12 ft (2.5 - 3.7 m)
  • Diet: Wide variety of fishes, squids, and crustaceans
  • Status: Lower risk


range Bottlenose Dolphin Range

Species Fact:

Bottlenose dolphins employ a feeding strategy called "fish whacking," where they strike a fish with their flukes and knock it clear out of the water.

Bottlenose Dolphin

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