common dolphin

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Related to Delphinus capensis: Delphinus delphis, Arabian Common Dolphin
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black-and-white dolphin that leaps high out of the water

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Abundance of the long-beaked common dolphin (Delphinus capensis) in California and western Baja California waters estimated from a 2009 ship-based line-transect survey.
Coefficient estimates Species Factor 2.5% Median 97.5% % selected Delphinus capensis platform 0.126 0.527 1.002 60.2% latitude -0.874 -0.399 0.621 39.4% longitude -0.388 0.419 1.038 42.7% order -0.639 -0.242 0.135 9.3% school size -0.600 0.248 0.116 10.8% Delphinus delphis platform -0.075 0.365 0.681 43.8% latitude 0.904 1.594 2.348 100.0% longitude 1.117 1.825 2.600 99.9% order -0.046 0.272 0.611 13.9% school size -0.749 -0.435 -0.143 72.5% Table 6.
Four cetacean species seen in the ETP had not previously been reported as hosts of Xenobalanus: Bryde's whale (Balaenoptera edeni), long-beaked common dolphin (Delphinus capensis), humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae), and three forms of spinner dolphin (Stenella longirostris): eastern (S.
Species Common name Years Balaenoptera edeni * Bryde's whale 2003 Balaenoptera musculus blue whale 2003 Balaenoptera physalus fin whale 2003 Delphinus capensis * long-beaked common 2003 dolphin Delphinus delphis short-beaked common 2003 dolphin Feresa attenuata pygmy killer whale 2003 Globicephala macrorhynchus short-finned pilot 2003 whale Grampus griseus Risso's dolphin 2003 Lagenodelphis hosei Fraser's dolphin 2003 Lagenorhynchus obliquidens Pacific white-sided 2003 dolphin Lagenorhynchus obscurus dusky dolphin 2003 Megaptera nouaeangliae * humpback whale 2003 Mesoplodon spp.
Abstract.--The abundance of the long-beaked common dolphin (Delphinus capensis) is estimated from data collected during a 2009 ship-based line-transect survey.
A total of 425 boat-based surveys documented three species inhabiting the study area year-round--the common bottlenose dolphin, Tursiops truncatus, the long-beaked common dolphin, Delphinus capensis, and the short-beaked common dolphin, D.
** Number of sightings 10 26 24 Sighting frequency (sightings/hour) 0.07 0.12 0.14 Delphinus capensis Number of sightings 2 13 11 Sighting frequency (sightings/hour) 0.01 0.06 0.06 Delphinus delphis Number of sightings 6 7 6 Sighting frequency (sightings/hour) 0.04 0.03 0.03 N of 5-min samples 295 1,065 698 2000 Total Surveys Inshore surveys 6 40 Offshore surveys 4 35 Combined inshore/ offshore surveys 27 103 Total number of surveys 37 178 Research Effort Hours spent in the field 149 695 Hours spent searching for dolphins 105 481 Hours spent with the three species 41 200 Hours spent with Delphinus spp.