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Common dolphin
Image ID: 29599
Common Name: Common dolphin
Scientific Name: Delphinus delphis
Location: New Zealand
Description: Common dolphin executing a sideways leap out of the sea, bathed in the golden light of dusk in the Bay of Plenty, New Zealand. Common dolphins are very sociable and often travel in herds of up to 1000. Using echolocation and group hunting techniques, the common dolphin feeds mainly upon squid and schooling fish.
Keywords: Saddleback dolphin, Saddleback porpoise, Criss-cross dolphin, White-bellied dolphin, Hourglass dolphin, Delphinus delphis, Pacific Ocean, Cetacea, cetacean, dolphin, Delphinidae, aerobatic, leap, grey, golde, black, Bay of Islands, New Zealand
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