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Indian Ocean bottlenose dolphin

(Tursiops aduncus)

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Description

The Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops aduncus) is a species of bottlenose dolphin.This dolphin grows to 2.6 metres (8.5 ft) long,and weighs up to 230 kilograms (510 lb).It lives in the waters around India,northern Australia,South China,the Red Sea,and the eastern coast of Africa Its back is dark grey and its belly is lighter grey or nearly white with grey spots

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Mammalia
Order:Cetacea
Family:Delphinidae
Genus:Tursiops
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