The common dolphin is the name given to two species (and possibly a third) of
dolphin making up the genus Delphinus. Prior to the mid-1990s, most ...
Common dolphins are colorful, with a complex crisscross or hourglass color
pattern on the side; the long-beaked common dolphin being more muted in color.
The short-beaked and long-beaked common dolphins are so similar in
appearance that the two species are easily confused. After careful analysis, they
Find out what's known about Common Dolphins, Delphinus delphis, Mammalia,
Cetacea, Delphinidae, including their world range and habitats, feeding ...
Jan 28, 2014 ... Common Dolphin (Delphinus delphis). There are two species of dolphins that fall
into the category of Common Dolphin. The Short-Beaked ...
English: Short-beaked common dolphin. German: Gemeiner Delphin mit kurzem
Schnabel Spanish: Delfín común a pico corto. French: Dauphin commun à bec ...
However, it is now known that at least two species exist within the genus: the
Short-beaked (D. delphis) and Long-beaked (D. capensis) Common Dolphins ...
There are two species of common dolphins - the long-beaked common dolphin (
scientific name: Delphinus capensis) and the short-beaked common dolphin ...
Delphinus delphis Species Guide. Inhabiting temperate or tropical waters, short-
beaked common dolphins have a distinctive hourglass pattern on their side and ...
Adult common dolphins measure between 1.7 to 2.7 metres long and weigh
about 150 kg. Lifespan is about 20 to 30 years. Worldwide, there are currently