Family: Delphinidae, Ocean Dolphins view all from this family
Description Large, plain gray dolphin with short, wide beak, wide head and body, and long flippers. Tall dorsal fin mid-body and sickle-shaped. Flukes medium-sized with deep notch. Variable in size and color, some populations may have a few spots. Body is darkest on back, grading to white on belly..
Dimensions 2.6-3.4m, 150-300kg
Habitat Beaches, shorelines & estuaries, Offshore waters, Lakes, ponds, rivers & streams
Range New England, Mid-Atlantic, Southeast, Florida, Texas, California, Eastern Canada
Discussion Feeds on fish and squid. Acrobatic and fond of bow-riding. Common in groups of 1-25, and up to several hundred along coastlines and far offshore