BOTTLENOSE DOLPHIN

 

(Tursiopstruncatus)

The Bottlenose dolphin has an even gray colouring and can be sighted in coastal waters, rarely deeper than 200 metres. It lives on a varied diet of fish (anchovies, mullet, mackerel), squid, cuttlefish, octopus, shellfish and invertebrates. Due to its adaptability, it’s one of the few cetaceans that can survive in captivity.

MAX LENGTH: 4 m.

MAX WEIGHT: 650 kg.

DIVE TIME: 8 min.

DIVE DEPTH: -600 m.

MAX AGE: 30 years.