Tursiops truncatus, bottlenose dolphin, bottlenosed dolphin, bottle-nosed dolphin, photos, facts and physical characteristics

Tursiops truncatus, bottlenose dolphin, bottlenosed dolphin, bottle-nosed dolphin, photos, facts and physical characteristics

Tursiops truncatus

Tursiops truncatus Description

Robust and wide. Short to moderate beak. Line of gently curving mouth. The dorsal fin is high and falcate, located near the middle of the back. The pectoral fins are cut and slightly pointed at the tips. Color varies from light gray to almost black on t

Tursiops truncatus Common Names

  • bottlenose dolphin, bottlenosed dolphin, bottle-nosed dolphin

Tursiops truncatus Taxonomic Structure

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

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Tursiops truncatus, marine species closely related

Tursiops truncatus, distinctive physical characteristics

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

Tursiops truncatus, geographic distribution

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

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    Tursiops truncatus, underwater photographers

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