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

Indo-Pacific Bottlenose Dolphin

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.

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

No Troubles Just Bubbles' divers who recently saw Indo-Pacific Bottlenose Dolphin

Spotted in: Maldives Maldives
Diving from boat: MV Emperor Serenity
Trip destinations: North Male Atoll, South Male Atoll, Ari Atoll, Rasdhoo Atoll, Vaavu Atoll
When: Dec 2022
Spotted in: Thailand Thailand
Diving from boat: The Junk
Trip destinations: Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock, Boonsung Wreck
When: Nov 2022

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