Indo-Pacific Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops aduncus) - Marine Life - Liveaboard Diving

Indo-Pacific Bottlenose Dolphin

Indo-Pacific Bottlenose Dolphin
An Indo-Pacific Bottlenose Dolphin in Egypt
Credit: Aida Karamesic
An Indo-Pacific Bottlenose Dolphin in The Red Sea
Bottlenose Dolphin
Credit: Aida Karamesic
Snorkelling with a dolphin
An Indo-Pacific Bottlenose Dolphin with a snorkeller in The Red Sea
Credit: Aida Karamesic
Indo-Pacific Bottlenose Dolphin
Red Sea dolphin
Credit: Aida Karamesic
Dolphin in the Red Sea, Egypt
Indo-Pacific Bottlenose Dolphin
Credit: Aida Karamesic
Indo-Pacific Bottlenose Dolphin Tursiops aduncus
Description

The Bottlenose Dolphin is probably the most-common or at least best-known type of dolphin. Tursiops aduncus is the species endemic to the area from eastern Africa to China and Australia. Incredibly inteeligent and sociable, they also appear to enjoy swimming alongside boats and with snorkellers, and sometimes divers.

Scientific Rank
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:
Chordata (Chordates)
Class:
Tetrapoda
Subclass: Mammalia: Mammals
Order: Cetartiodactyla (Whales & Dolphins)
Family: Delphinidae (Delphinidae)
Genus: Tursiops (Bottlenose Dolphin)
Species: Tursiops aduncus

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