The White-beaked Dolphin (Lagenorhynchus albirostris) is a marine mammal belonging to the family Delphinidae (dolphins) in the suborder of the Odontoceti, or toothed whales. The White-beaked Dolphin is one of the larger dolphins...
The white-beaked dolphin (Lagenorhynchus albirostris) is a marine mammal
belonging to the family Delphinidae (dolphins) in the suborder Odontoceti (
Despite the common and Latin names (albirostris means 'white beak'), the short,
stocky beak of the white-beaked dolphin is not always white. It may be black ...
Dec 12, 2012 ... Did You Know? · Lagenorhynchus, the scientific name for the genus of white-
beaked dolphins, is derived from the Latin word lagenos for ...
They have a dark circle around the eye and narrow strip of light grey that extends from under they eye to their flipper. Atlantic white
inhabit a region that covers most of the North Atlantic. Atlantic white
are oceanic dolphins
, a group ... More »
Find out what's known about White-beaked Dolphins, Lagenorhynchus albirostris
, Mammalia, Cetacea, Delphinidae, including their world range and habitats, ...
The white-beaked dolphin is a sturdy, robust-bodied animal that can reach 3.1
metres in length and weigh up to 350 kg when fully grown. The dark grey dorsal ...
1999, Harlin-Cognato and Honeycutt 2006). Morphological differences have
been found between White-beaked Dolphins from the eastern and western
Description. The white-beaked dolphin has a robust appearance. The dorsal fin
is in the middle of the back, erect and strongly curved. Adults grow between to ...
Physical description. The white-beaked dolphin grows up to 3.1 metres and is
sturdy and plump-looking. The body is mostly black or grey with a pale saddle ...