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Common bottlenose dolphin

Tursiops truncatus

Description:

A bottlenose dolphin breaching in the lagoon of Turneffe Atoll. This active individual was socializing with a big group when it began to breach repetitively at the surface; coming out on its right and slapping its side against the water with a big splash.

Habitat:

Shallow water (6ft) with a seabed of turtle and manatee seagrass.

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2 Comments

patty
patty 8 years ago

Beautiful!

CoastalJHawk
CoastalJHawk 8 years ago

Awesome spotting! It's a great day at the beach or on the water when you can see wildlife like this.

EricAngelRamos
Spotted by
EricAngelRamos

Spotted on Apr 25, 2012
Submitted on Apr 30, 2012

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