Delphinus delphis


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Delphinus delphis

see dolphin.
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Species Common name Years Balaenoptera edeni * Bryde's whale 2003 Balaenoptera musculus blue whale 2003 Balaenoptera physalus fin whale 2003 Delphinus capensis * long-beaked common 2003 dolphin Delphinus delphis short-beaked common 2003 dolphin Feresa attenuata pygmy killer whale 2003 Globicephala macrorhynchus short-finned pilot 2003 whale Grampus griseus Risso's dolphin 2003 Lagenodelphis hosei Fraser's dolphin 2003 Lagenorhynchus obliquidens Pacific white-sided 2003 dolphin Lagenorhynchus obscurus dusky dolphin 2003 Megaptera nouaeangliae * humpback whale 2003 Mesoplodon spp.
About 30 cetacean species within the Delphinidae, Ziphiidae, Physeteridae, Kogiidae and Balaenopteridae inhabit or are expected to be found in the Pacific and Caribbean economical waters of Costa Rica (May-Collado in press), According to Gerrodette and Palacios (1996) Delphinus delphis, Stenella coeruleoalba, beaked whales (Ziphiidae), and Tursiops truncatus are the most abundant cetaceans in Costa Rican Pacific waters.
Distribution, differentiation of populations, and other aspects of the natural history of Delphinus delphis Linnaeus in the northeastern Pacific.