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Bottlenose Dolphin

Bottlenose Dolphin

Cheerful and playful marine mammal

What you need to know about the Bottlenose Dolphin

Bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) bring joy and fascination to the coastal waters surrounding St. Helena with their playful antics and sociable nature. These charismatic marine mammals, recognized for their sleek, gray bodies and distinctively curved dorsal fins, are frequent visitors to the island's waters. Often spotted in small groups or pods, bottlenose dolphins showcase their intelligence and agility through acrobatic leaps, synchronized swimming, and curious interactions with boats. They are adept hunters, using echolocation to locate prey such as fish, squid, and crustaceans, ensuring they remain at the top of the marine food chain. With their friendly demeanor and boundless energy, encountering bottlenose dolphins off the shores of St. Helena is always a memorable experience, offering both entertainment and a deeper appreciation for the vibrant marine life thriving in these pristine waters.

Bottlenose Dolphin: Pictures & Videos

Bottlenose Dolphin

Our trips to spot the Bottlenose Dolphin

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