Delphinus delphis, common dolphin, saddle-backed dolphin, short-beaked common dolphin, photos, facts and physical characteristics


Delphinus delphis, common dolphin, saddle-backed dolphin, short-beaked common dolphin, photos, facts and physical characteristics

Delphinus delphis

Delphinus delphis Description

Dorsal fin tall, falcate with pointed tips. Robust. Beak long and a rounded, bulging melon. There is a deep crease between the melon and beak. Flippers slender, recurred, and pointed at the tips. Dark brownish-gray back, white belly, and tan to ochre th

Delphinus delphis Common Names

  • common dolphin, saddle-backed dolphin, short-beaked common dolphin

Delphinus delphis Taxonomic Structure

What type of species is Delphinus delphis? Below, you will find the taxonomic groups the Delphinus delphis species belongs to.

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Delphinus delphis, marine species closely related

Delphinus delphis, distinctive physical characteristics

How to identify Delphinus delphis marine species? Below, you will find the list of main identification criteria and physical characteristics of marine species Delphinus delphis. For each identification criteria, the corresponding physical characteristics of marine species Delphinus delphis are marked in green.

Delphinus delphis, geographic distribution

Where is Delphinus delphis found in the world? Below, you will find the list and a world map of the geographic distribution where the marine species Delphinus delphis can be found.

There is no photo/diving site associated to this marine animal

Delphinus delphis, underwater photographers

Which photographers have photos of Delphinus delphis species? Below, you will find the list of underwater photographers and their photos of the marine species Delphinus delphis.