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2006-06-21-18-52-40-1-shigh

Photographer: Paul Osmond  (see this users gallery)

A black and white image of a pod of Long Beaked Common Dolphins (Delphinus capensis) swimming underwater off the coast near Port St Johns in the Wild Coast region of South Africa.
Previously classified as D. delphis or the Short beaked Common Dolphin, knowledge of this species is limited as most study was on the other species.
These dolphins can appear in huge superpods of thousands of individuals especially during the Sardine Run in this area of Souh Africa where they are the primary predators and organizers of bait balls.

· Date: Sun October 8, 2006 · Reference ID: /22006-06-21-18-52-40-1-shigh · Views: 7891 ·
Keywords: art pod group dolphins cetacean long beak cetacea delphinidae sardine run marine mammal indian ocean duotone
Additional Categories: Common Dolphin

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