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Bottlenose Dolphin

Tursiops truncatus


Coastal Bottlenose Dolphin. Large marine mammal. Grey in color. About 7-8 feet long. (2-3 meters). The coastal type is typical a bit smaller than the offshore type.


Gulf of Mexico off Louisiana Coast.


Sighted in afternoon. During this sighting there were 2-3 others also swimming nearby the boat. Like usual they swim along with the boat for a distance and then typically wonder off after a short distance.

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p.young713 6 years ago

Cool Photo!

Louisiana, USA

Lat: 29.17, Long: -90.60

Spotted on May 21, 2011
Submitted on Jul 15, 2011

Spotted for mission


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