Classification
Kingdom - Animalia
Phylum - Chordata
Class - Mammalia
Order - Cetacean
Family - Delphinidae

Dolphin

Ratings

The term common dolphin tends to refer to the short-beaked common dolphin and the long-beaked common dolphin that are found in warmer seas worldwide.
Scientific Info
Scientific Name - Delphinus Delphis
Type - Mammal
Diet - Carnivore
Size - 2m - 4m (6.5ft - 13ft)
Weight - 100kg - 300kg (220lbs - 660lbs)
Top Speed - 40km/h (25mph)
Life Span - 20 - 45 years
Lifestyle - Pod
Conservation Status - Threatened
Appearance
Colour - Black, White, Grey
Skin Type - Smooth
Favourite Food - Fish
Habitat - Temperate coastal waters, harbours and bays
Average Clutch Size - 1
Main Prey - Fish, Crab, Squid
Predators - Human, Sharks, Killer Whale
Distinctive Features - Rounded dorsal in and striped skin

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