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.
Find out what's known about Common Dolphins, Delphinus delphis, Mammalia,
Cetacea, Delphinidae, including their world range and habitats, feeding ...
Taxonomic Notes: Until 1994, all common dolphins around the world were
classified as a single species: D. delphis. However, it is now known that at least
Delphinus delphis Species Guide. Inhabiting temperate or tropical waters, short-
beaked common dolphins have a distinctive hourglass pattern on their side and ...
There are two species of common dolphins - the long-beaked common dolphin (
scientific name: Delphinus capensis) and the short-beaked common dolphin ...
English: Short-beaked common dolphin. German: Gemeiner Delphin mit kurzem
Schnabel Spanish: Delfín común a pico corto. French: Dauphin commun à bec ...
Delphinus capensis species guide. Found in many coastal waters across the
world, long-beaked common dolphins may be found in groups containing ...
Common dolphins found in New Zealand waters belong to the species now
known as the short-beaked common dolphin. The colouration of this dolphin is
The short-beaked common dolphin (Delphinus delphis) is the commonest
dolphin species, but exact numbers are unknown. It is easily identified owing to