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Spinner Dolphin

Stenella longirostris

Description:

Spinner dolphins are small dolphins with an elongated rostrum (snout) and a triangular dorsal fin. The dorsal area is dark gray, the sides light gray, and the underside pale gray, almost completely white.

Habitat:

The spinner dolphin is found in off-shore tropical waters around the world.

Notes:

This spinner dolphin was spotted between Turneffe Atoll and Caye Caulker.

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3 Comments

SukanyaDatta
SukanyaDatta 2 years ago

Perfect Timing! Wow.

penpln
penpln 2 years ago

Incredible photograph

remkinloch
remkinloch 2 years ago

Great photo with full clearance from the water

Mauron
Mauron 2 years ago

Wow. Amazing.

Belize City, Belize District, Belize

Lat: 17.48, Long: -87.96

Spotted on Mar 5, 2015
Submitted on Sep 29, 2017

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