Learn about Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops truncatus)

Max length: 4 m 

Max weight: 275 kg

Very common around Curacao, they are uniformly grey to dark grey with a lighter colored belly.  Upper body and head are robust.  Snout is usually short and stubby.  Dorsal fin is curved and often marked or chipped in adults.  They travel in groups of 2 to 150.

FunFact

We know more about this species than any other cetacean

Oceanic Cetacean Map

Cetacean in the Caribbean waters

You will find this specific Cetacean in the Caribbean sea
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Approachability
They approach close to shore and are curious toward boats and swimmers.
Extinct
Extinct in Wild
Critically Endangered
Endangered
Vulnerable
Near Threatened
Least Concern
References
  1. SCCN