Dolphins are aquatic mammals divided into 2 families: Delphinidae, the oceanic, and Platanistidae, the river dolphins. There are more than 30 species of the former, though the 6 largest are often known as whales. There are only 5 species of the latter.
Dolphins do not generally rely on visual communication, although they have
excellent eyesight both above and below the water's surface. There is often silt
Before we discuss the many ways in which dolphins communicate, it is first
important to get straight exactly what communication is. Quite simply,
Dolphins communicate through sounds and whistles.There are several kinds of
whistles that are used by dolphins to communicate.
And just as you gesture and change facial expressions as you talk, dolphins
communicate nonverbally through body postures, jaw claps, bubble blowing, and
How do dolphins communicate? Just like dogs, cats, and other mammals — by
using sound, vision, touch, and taste. Dolphins don't have the ability to smell, ...
Dolphins communicate with one another in a number of different ways by
creating sounds, making physical contact with one another and through the use
A dolphin does not have vocal cords in its larynx. Sounds are ... Bottlenose
dolphins can produce both clicks and whistles at the same time. During some ...
Sep 6, 2011 ... Dolphins do not whistle, but instead "talk" to each other using a process very
similar to the way that humans communicate, according to a new ...
While dolphins don't articulate information the same way people do, they still talk.
A dolphin's vocabulary and method of speaking are fundamentally different ...