Name Bottlenose Dolphin Harbor Porpoise Family Delphinidae
Phocoinedae Class Mammal Mammal Species The bottlenose is the only "Porpoise," often used to Info one of 26 dolphin species mean any small dolphin, is identified as a killer of actually a distinct mammal porpoises and baby with 6 species.
The most diverse family of marine mammals is the Delphinidae
with about 35 species that fill many ecological niches.
This assertion is consistent with documented correlations between water temperature fluctuations (associated with La Nina events) and short-beaked common dolphin (Delphinus delphis) distribution (Neumann, 2001) and distributional range limits for some Delphinidae
species determined by water temperature (Gaskin, 1968).
Reproductive parameters of dolphins and small whales of the family Delphinidae
Interacoes coma pesca, mortalidade, idade, reproducao e crescimento de Sotalia guianensis e Pontoporia blainvillei (Cetacea, Delphinidae
e Pontoporiidae) no litoral sul do Estado de Sao Paulo e litoral do Estado do Parana, Brasil.