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Risso's dolphin


Risso's dolphin (Grampus griseus) is the only species of dolphin in the genus Grampus. Contents. [hide]. 1 Taxonomy; 2 Description; 3 Range and habitat ...

Risso's Dolphin | American Cetacean Society


Risso's dolphins, also known as Grampus, are one of the larger members of the dolphin family. They are usually an offshore dolphin whose inshore appearance  ...

Risso's Dolphin (Grampus griseus) - Office of Protected Resources ...


Dec 12, 2012 ... Risso's dolphins, sometimes called "gray dolphins," have a robust body with a narrow tailstock. These medium sized cetaceans can reach ...

Risso's Dolphins, Grampus griseus ~ MarineBio.org


Find out what's known about Risso's Dolphins, Grampus griseus, Mammalia, Cetacea, Delphinidae, including their world range and habitats, feeding behaviors, ...

Grampus griseus (Grey Dolphin, Risso's Dolphin) - IUCN Red List


Forney and Barlow (1998) observed that the estimated abundance of Risso's Dolphins off California was almost an order of magnitude higher in winter (N= ...

Risso's Dolphin - Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust


Visual sightings of Risso's dolphins from Silurian, 2003-2010. Adult Risso's dolphins have scratches and scars on their skin. Risso's dolphins have a tall, curved ...

Risso's Dolphin - Dolphin Facts and Information


Risso's Dolphin Facts (Grampus griseus). The square design of the head is one of the telling signs of the Risso's Dolphin. They have a long dorsal fin as well.

Risso's Dolphin - Kids Do Ecology


Risso's dolphins (scientific name: Grampus griseus) seem to prefer offshore temperate waters. However, they have been found in regions where temperatures ...

ADW: Grampus griseus: INFORMATION


Risso's dolphins are pelagic, but prefer habitat on steep slopes, ranging from 400 to 1,200 meters. They are often seen near the edges of continental shelves, ...

Risso's Dolphin - Facts, Information & Pictures - Animal Corner


The Risso's Dolphin (Grampus griseus) is the only species of dolphin in the genus Grampus. Another common name for Risso's Dolphin is the 'Grampus' ( also ...

Risso's Dolphin
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia
Order: Cetacea Family: Delphinidae Genus: Grampus
Species: Grampus griseus
The Risso's Dolphin (Grampus griseus) is the only species of dolphin in the genus Grampus. Risso's Dolphin was first described by Cuvier in 1812. The species' common name is for Mr. Risso who described a specimen to Cuvier on... More »
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Risso's Dolphin Species Guide - WDC


Risso's dolphins are in some ways an unusual species that has not been well studied, mainly due to their preference for deep, oceanic waters but research is ...

Risso's dolphin videos, photos and facts - Grampus griseus | ARKive


One of the most enigmatic cetaceans, this little-known dolphin has an unusual appearance. Unlike many other dolphins, Risso's dolphin lacks a beak, and the ...

CMS: Grampus griseus, Risso's dolphin


Description. Risso's dolphin is the fifth largest of the delphinids. Adults of both sexes reach 4 m in length. Its anterior body is extremely robust, tapering to a ...