family Delphinidae

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Related to family Delphinidae: genus Tursiops, Platanistidae
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Delphinidae - dolphins
mammal family - a family of mammals
Odontoceti, suborder Odontoceti - toothed whales: dolphins; porpoises; sperm whales; beaked whales
dolphin - any of various small toothed whales with a beaklike snout; larger than porpoises
genus Delphinus, Delphinus - type genus of the Delphinidae
genus Tursiops, Tursiops - a genus of Delphinidae
genus Grampus - grampus
genus Orcinus, Orcinus - killer whales
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A member of the family Delphinidae of toothed whales, spinners have a long thin snout and can spin multiple times in one leap, which can be nearly 10 feet high.
Spatial models of delphinid (family Delphinidae) encounter rate and group size in the eastern tropical Pacific Ocean.
Such findings are not as clear as the sequence of suture closure detected in other species of the Family Delphinidae (e.g., Stenella spp., L.
Contributions to the natural history of the cetaceans; a review of the family Delphinidae. Bulletin no.