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Pacific White-sided Dolphin Lagenorhynchus obliquidens

 

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Pacific White-sided Dolphins
credit: Captain Budd Christman, NOAA Corps

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Family: Delphinidae, Ocean Dolphins view all from this family



Description Blunt-nosed dolphin with three-part color pattern and black beak. Back is dark gray, sides are streaked light and dark gray, belly and chin are white. Dorsal fin and flippers also colored with light and dark gray.


Dimensions 1.7-2.5m, 75-200kg


Habitat Beaches, shorelines & estuaries, Offshore waters


Range California, Northwest, Western Canada, Alaska


 

 

 

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