Fraser's dolphin (Lagenodelphis hosei) or the Sarawak dolphin is a cetacean in
the family Delphinidae found in deep waters in the Pacific Ocean and to a lesser
Fraser's Dolphin Facts (Lagenodelphis hosei). The Fraser's dolphin is also well
known as the Sarawak dolphin in some areas.
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Fraser's dolphins are considered very gregarious aggressive swimmers and
often form groups ranging from hundreds to thousands of animals. Fraser's
Fraser's dolphin is a mid-sized dolphin that can be found most commonly
traveling in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. These dolphins are known for their large
Fraser's Dolphin has a pantropical distribution, largely between 30°N and 30°S in
all three major oceans (Jefferson and Leatherwood 1994, Dolar 2002).
Frasers Dolphin, Lagenodelphis hosei, award winning photographs of this
dolphin that inhabits deep oceans.
Lagenodelphis hosei Fraser, 1956. English: Fraser's dolphin. German: Borneo-
Delphin Spanish: Delfín de Fraser French: Dauphin de Fraser.
Fraser's dolphins belong to the Mammalian Order Cetacea, in the suborder
Odontoceti. All toothed whales belong to the suborder Odontoceti, which is Latin
Fraser's dolphins (Lagenodelphis hosei) off the island of Hawaii, April 30, 2008.
Photo (c) Robin W. Baird. We have only documented Fraser's dolphins once in ...