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Atlantic Spotted Dolphin

Stenella frontalis


A pod of Atlantic Spotted Dolphins, seen off the coast of São Miguel island in the Azores, Portugal. These medium-sized dolphins are born virtually spotless, with white spots on the dorsal surface and black spots on the ventral surface appearing as the they mature.


Atlantic Ocean, mainly in the Gulf Stream


Spotted on a whale-watching tour with Futurismo

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1 Comment

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 3 years ago

You guys sure get around. :)

Açores, Portugal

Spotted on Sep 17, 2017
Submitted on Sep 22, 2017

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