Grampus griseus

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slaty-grey blunt-nosed dolphin common in northern seas


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Previous fin-matches have indicated that some Risso's dolphins travel between Pembrokeshire and north Wales, north Wales and the Isle of Man, and even between west Wales and west Scotland.
As well as distinctive fins, the Risso's dolphins are notable in colour too.
Both the Striped and Risso's dolphins usually stay in deeper waters far from the coast but the latest findings show that the Striped dolphin also gets close to the coast on occasions.
Specifically, for the HICEAS in 2010, the estimate of g(0) for striped dolphins (Stenella coeruleoalba) was used for Fraser's dolphins (Lagenodelphis hosei) and melon-headed whales (Peponocephala electra), the estimate for short-finned pilot whales was used for Longman's beaked whales (Indopacetus pacificus), and the estimates for rough-toothed dolphins (Steno bredanensis), bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus), and Risso's dolphins (Grampus griseus) were averaged for pygmy killer whales (Table 3).
Liao even suggests that it is Poseidon who recruits those Risso's dolphins and tells them to keep "childhood innocence" and that Poseidon makes a certain mark or code on each dolphin: "these codes are either a line, or a mark and sometimes it looks like a complicated curse," as if the marks on the skin of the dolphins are the art of Poseidon (The Book of Whales and Dolphins 124-25).
We interpreted Risso's Dolphin behavior as aggressive when they swam among, rapidly and directly toward (charged), bumped into, and breached near the heads of (only) adult Sperm Whales (which we recorded 12 times), followed by fast retreats (Table 1).
Species 1984-85 1985-86 1987-88 1992-93 Minke whale 12 4 (3) 1 (1) Blue whale 1 (1) Common dolphin 1 6 (5) 16 (13) Risso's dolphin 5 12 (11) Northern right 1 (1) whale dolphin Pacific white- 1 (1) sided dolphin Humpback whale 1 (1) Killer whale 4 Dall's porpoise Harbor porpoise 1 (1) Bottlenose dolphin 2 (2) Unidentified dolphins 2 4 28 (18) 5 (5) Unidentified whales 2 (1) 3 (3) Total 3 25 42 (29) 42 (38) Species 1993-94 Jan.
Last year, a badly injured Risso's dolphin died in the Clyde after resisting attempts to return it to the sea.
Hopes have been fading for the survival of the 10ft long Risso's dolphin, which is emaciated and has lacerations on its body.
A RISSO'S DOLPHIN which, between 1888 and 1912, accompanied any steamer travelling outside Admiralty Bay and Pelorus Sound in New Zealand's Cook Strait.
DAGUPAN CITY-A beached Risso's dolphin died on Tuesday on Cariaz Island at the Hundred Islands National Park in Alaminos City despite two weeks of treatment and rehabilitation by personnel of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR).
northern right whale dolphin (Lissodelphis borealis), and Risso's dolphin (Grampus griseus).
Risso's Dolphin One of the largest types of dolphin, these are often found in West Wales and prefer our temperate waters during the summer months from May through to September.
Other field identification changes included two unidentified whales that were identified in the laboratory as a minke and fin whale, respectively, one unidentified cetacean identified as a Risso's dolphin, and one unidentified dolphin identified as short-beaked common dolphin.