Indo Pacific bottlenose dolphin

Nosy be dolphin

The descendant of "Flipper" remains the mostly known dolphin. They are found throughout the world's oceans, from the North Pacific to the South Atlantic, via the Mediterranean and the Indian Ocean. Generally living in groups, sometimes reaching several dozen individuals, it is also the least trap-shy odontocetes. They like surfing the bow of boats and offering jumps and snaps of tail or head. It is among the biggest dolphins listed and spends most of its time on the surface to play or reproduce.