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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White-beaked_dolphin

The white-beaked dolphin (Lagenorhynchus albirostris) is a marine mammal belonging to the family Delphinidae (dolphins) in the suborder Odontoceti ( toothed whales). Contents. [hide]. 1 Taxonomy; 2 Description; 3 Distribution and habitat; 4 Biology and behavior; 5 Conservation; 6 See also; 7 References; 8 External links ...

us.whales.org/species-guide/white-beaked-dolphin

Although it is called the white-beaked dolphin, many individuals may have grey or black beaks. Beak colour is highly variable, though the very tip of the beak is always white. The white-beaked dolphin ranges further north than any other Lagenorhynchus species, and may be found at the edges of the Arctic pack ice. Recent ...

oceanwide-expeditions.com/to-do/wildlife/white-beaked-dolphin

How do White-beaked Dolphins feed? When hunting surface fish the dolphins may work together to herd the prey fish into smaller areas, making it easier to scoop them up. When foraging alone they will head to the bottom of the water to snack on bottom-dwellers, usually no deeper than 700 metres.

www.arkive.org/white-beaked-dolphin/lagenorhynchus-albirostris

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 and white, grey and white, completely white or even black in colour in certain parts of the range. This large dolphin has a rotund body, with a high dorsal fin placed in ...

www.fisheries.noaa.gov/species/white-beaked-dolphin

White-beaked dolphins are found in temperate and subarctic waters of the North Atlantic Ocean. In the U.S. they live off the coast of northern Maine. White-beaked dolphins usually found in groups averaging between 5 to 50 individuals, but have been occasionally seen in groups of up to 1500 or more animals.

www.nmfs.noaa.gov/pr/species/mammals/dolphins/white-beaked-dolphin.html

Jan 15, 2015 ... Lagenorhynchus, the scientific name for the genus of white-beaked dolphins, is derived from the Latin word lagenos for "bottle" or "flask" and rhynchos for "beak." White-beaked dolphins are the largest members of the genus Lagenorhynchus.

www.iucnredlist.org/details/11142/0

White-beaked Dolphins inhabit cold temperate to subpolar waters of the North Atlantic, from Cape Cod and France, north to central Davis Strait, southern Greenland, Svalbard, and east to Novaya Zemlya. The range includes Iceland, Faroe Islands, the U.K., and most Scandinavian waters. There are a few extralimital records ...

baleinesendirect.org/en/whales-of-the-st-lawrence/the-13-species-of-the-st-lawrence/white-beaked-dolphin

Other names: White-nosed dolphin, squidhound, white-beaked porpoise. Suborder: Toothed whales (Odontoceti). Length: 2.5 to 3 m. Weight: 135 to 275 kg. Social behaviour: Highly gregarious. Life expectancy: Unknown. Dive time: Unknown. Observations: Regular in the Gulf, exceptional in the Estuary. Global range: Cold ...

marinebio.org/species.asp?id=362

Description & Behavior. White-beaked dolphins, Lagenorhynchus albirostris ( Gray, 1846), have a stocky body and vary in color throughout the species. Generally, these dolphins are light gray to whitish in color with distinctive markings on their body such as a lighter gray stripe, a gray-brown patch, or a white ...