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Bottlenose dolphin

Tursiops truncatus

Description:

Group of resident bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) encountered at Turneffe Atoll, Belize. In this picture the calf of a resident bottlenose dolphin is seen peeking above the surface of the water.

Habitat:

Complex habitat composed of sand, seagrass, coral reef, and mangroves.


1 species ID suggestions

Bottlenose dolphin
Tursiops truncatus

Lat: 17.29, Long: -87.80

Spotted on Jun 15, 2011
Submitted on Oct 10, 2011

Spotted for mission

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