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Hector's Dolphin

Cephalorhynchus hectori


Hector's Dolphin is the smallest dolphin species in the world only growing to a length of approximately 1.3m. The easiest way to spot Hector's Dolphin is by their dorsal fin, which is characteristically shaped like Mickey Mouse's ear.


Endemic to the coastal regions of New Zealand, it is most commonly found in shallow, cloudy water, with a depth of less than 100m.

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Ismael Chaves
Ismael Chaves 10 years ago


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Curator of Good 10 years ago


CatalinaBustamante 10 years ago

Beautiful. Nice capture

i love dolphins!

lori.tas 11 years ago

Great capture.

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 11 years ago

Fantastic shoot..!!

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Canterbury, New Zealand

Spotted on Oct 11, 2010
Submitted on Jul 4, 2011

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