The Indo-Pacific Bottlenose Dolphin is a well-known species that’s strikingly similar to the common bottlenose dolphin.
An Indo-Pacific Bottlenose Dolphin, Port River, Adelaide, Australia (Photo: Aude Steiner)
The Indo-Pacific Bottlenose Dolphin is another species of bottlenose dolphins.
Though they appear somewhat similar to the common bottlenose dolphin at first glance, a closer examination shows some clear differences.
For instance, although its back is also dark gray, its belly is lighter a gray shade or nearly white with gray spots. In addition, the Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphin is typically smaller than the common bottlenose dolphin. The Indo-Pacific species also has more teeth than the common species.
Just like the common bottlenose dolphins, this species has a stout and muscular body, and tall,