Common Bottlenose Dolphin

IUCN global conservation status: Minor preoccupation
ACCOBAMS/IUCN global conservation status: Vulnerable (Med) & Threatened (Black Sea)
Mediterranean: RegularBlack Sea: Regular

 

 

 

 

 

Name:   Scientific:From Latin Tursio = sort of marine animal described by Pliny the Old, and the suffix –ops =
having the appearance of a Tursio, and truncatus in reference to the truncate (in fact, more
likely worn) aspect of the teeth of the first described specimen.

 

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