Indo-Pacific Bottlenose Dolphin

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An Indo-Pacific Bottlenose Dolphin in Egypt

Credit: Aida Karamesic

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Bottlenose Dolphin

Credit: Aida Karamesic

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An Indo-Pacific Bottlenose Dolphin with a snorkeller in The Red Sea

Credit: Aida Karamesic

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Red Sea dolphin

Credit: Aida Karamesic

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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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