The Short-beaked Common Dolphin has a small, slender body with a tall pointed dorsal fin in the middle of the back, a rounded melon and a longish beak.
Spinner dolphins get their common name from their habit of jumping out of the water and spinning several times in the air before re-entering the water
Pantropical Spotted Dolphins are very acrobatic and often ride the bow waves of boats
The Bottlenose Dolphin, a large dolphin with an elongated snout that resembles a bottle, is St. Maarten’s most common dolphin species. A 2011 census found that the Bottlenose Dolphin is the second most common marine mammal after the Humpback Whale (Megaptera novaeangliae). Nineteen individuals were recorded, many within the newly established Man of War Shoal … Continue reading Bottlenose Dolphin