bottlenose dolphin

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bot·tle·nose dolphin

 (bŏt′l-nōz′) also bot·tle-nosed dolphin (-nōzd′)
n.
A marine mammal (Tursiops truncatus) of temperate and tropical waters worldwide, having a short protruding beak, a gray or brown stocky body, and a prominent curved dorsal fin.

bottlenose dolphin

(ˈbɒtəlˌnəʊz)
n
(Animals) any dolphin of the genus Tursiops, esp T. truncatus, some of which have been kept in captivity and trained to perform tricks
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Noun1.bottlenose dolphin - any of several dolphins with rounded forehead and well-developed beakbottlenose dolphin - any of several dolphins with rounded forehead and well-developed beak; chiefly of northern Atlantic and Mediterranean
dolphin - any of various small toothed whales with a beaklike snout; larger than porpoises
genus Tursiops, Tursiops - a genus of Delphinidae
Atlantic bottlenose dolphin, Tursiops truncatus - the most common dolphin of northern Atlantic and Mediterranean; often kept captive and trained to perform
Pacific bottlenose dolphin, Tursiops gilli - a bottlenose dolphin found in the Pacific Ocean
Translations
delfín hocico de botelladelfín mular
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Lobomycosis-like disease and other skin conditions in Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins Tursiops aduncus from the Indian Ocean.
Hoy dia se reconocen dos especies, el "delfin nariz de botella" del indo-pacifico Tursiops aduncus (Ehrenberg, 1833), el cual habita cerca de Australia, en el Oceano Indico, China y Sud Africa y el delfin nariz de botella T.