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,
Communication amongst whales and dolphins is achieved in several ways. They
create sounds, make physical contact and use body language. Large whales ...
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, ...
A dolphin does not have vocal cords in its larynx. Sounds are probably produced
by air movements in the nasal passage. Technological advances in bioacoustic ...
Dolphins communicate with one another in a number of different ways by
creating sounds, making physical contact with one another and through the use
Oct 2, 2013 ... 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
To echolocate objects nearby, dolphins produce high-frequency clicks. ... more
about the weird and interesting ways that dolphins communicate with each other!