common dolphin


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Noun1.common dolphin - black-and-white dolphin that leaps high out of the watercommon dolphin - black-and-white dolphin that leaps high out of the water;
dolphin - any of various small toothed whales with a beaklike snout; larger than porpoises
genus Delphinus, Delphinus - type genus of the Delphinidae
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The sightings come after ashort-beaked common dolphin became stranded at West Pier, Swansea last week.
The sighting comes after a number of reports of aquatic creatures washing ashore, including a short-beaked common dolphin stranded on a Swansea beach last week and hundreds of starfish-like creatures covering Aberavon beach earlier this month.
The sighting comes after a number of reports of aquatic creatures washing ashore this summer, including a short-beaked common dolphin stranded on a Swansea beach last week and hundreds of starfish-like creatures covering Aberavon beach earlier this month.
The North East Atlantic short-beaked common dolphin has suffered high bycatch for decades, as evidenced by the stranded dolphins washing up on the coasts of Ireland, UK, France and Spain.
"With the common dolphin, copulation tended to be what it seemed - a straightforward means of mating," the report said.
The most common dolphin species in Cyprus is the Bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncates).
A low DMV antibody titer by indirect ELISA was reported from a common dolphin (Delphinus delphis) from eastern South Africa (CeMV-related pathology was not seen), but no comparable data from Western Australia exist (2).
The 3 warm-temperate and tropical species were short-beaked common dolphin (Delphinus delphis), long-beaked common dolphin (D.
Judging from the size of its skull, Papahu was about 2 metres long, roughly the size of a common dolphin, and like most living dolphins, it had many simple conical teeth, but its head was probably a bit wider, and not as high-domed, Dr.
They cover quaternary sea-level and palaeotidal changes: a review of impacts on, and responses of, the marine biosphere; oceans and maritime resources in a changing climate; the short-beaked common dolphin (Dolphinus delphis) in the north-east Atlantic: distribution, ecology, management, and conservation status; the biogeography of transient reef-fish spawning aggregations in the Caribbean: a synthesis for future research and management; and ocean ecogeochemistry.
"The shape and number of teeth allowed us to determine that it was a young common bottlenose dolphin, the most common dolphin species in the UAE.