Bottlenose Dolphin

  • First Discription

    First Discription
    A gentleman by the name of Otho Fabricius published the first description of these species in from a specimen in Greenland, calling it Delphinus tursio.
  • Dolphins Taken

    Dolphins Taken
    estimated 2700 individuals were captured for live display, of which between 1,595 and 1,633 were taken from United States waters and 580 from Japanese waters.
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    Bottlenose Dolphin

  • Two Species Found

    Two Species Found
    Scientists in California concluded that there were two species — the long-beaked and short-beaked. This analysis was essentially confirmed by a more in-depth g. This study also suggested that a third species (D. tropicalis, common name usually Arabian common dolphin), characterized by an extremely long and thin beak and found in the Red Sea and Indian Ocean, might be distinguished from the long-beaked species.
  • Dolphins Whistle

    Dolphins Whistle
    Scientists discovered the dolphins' namelike whistles.
  • Baby Dolphins

    Baby Dolphins
    In the Enoshima Aquarium in Japan a child was born to a bottlenose dolpin and a Risso's dolphin.
  • dolphin mimicry

    dolphin mimicry
    In the 1980s, a female from the local population was kept at a local dolphinarium for three weeks, and the scientist suggests she copied the tail-walking behavior from other dolphins. Two other wild adult female dolphins have now copied it from her.
  • Baby Killer Whale

    Baby Killer Whale
    a female bottlenose gave birth to a child fathered by a false killer whale in Kamagawa Sea World in Japan
  • Killer Whale

    Killer Whale
    A third population of killer whales in the northeast Pacific was discovered, when a humpback whale researcher observed them in open water.
  • Giant Dolphin- That Ate Dinosaurs

     Giant Dolphin- That Ate Dinosaurs
    Thalattoarchon saurophagis meaning lizard-eating ruler of the sea was at least 28 feet long and dolphins at them 300
  • Trird Species

    Trird Species
    Research revealed a third species, the Burrunan dolphin (Tursiops australis). They inhabit warm and temperate seas worldwide.