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.
Common dolphins, Risso's dolphins, and pilot whales were only seen in deep water during non-seismic periods.
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).
While Sperm Whales opening their mouths in response to a charging Risso's Dolphin may have been a threat display, we believe that this behavior may have also involved regurgitation of recently captured and ingested food remains.
The results suggest that there have been recent changes in the types of cetaceans seen off the North East coast, with increases in the number of sightings of species associated with warmer waters, such as common, bottlenose and Risso's dolphin; and declines in the number of sightings of white-beaked dolphin and harbour porpoise, which are cold water species.
The thirteen sightings included Pacific white-sided dolphins; Dall's porpoise; killer whales; Risso's dolphins, Grampus griseus; northern right whale dolphins, Lissodelphis borealis; and harbor porpoise, Phocoena phocoena (Table 3).
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.
Risso's dolphin went inside our cove, Playa La Caleta in Morong, Bataan.
Another Risso's dolphin was brought to the center on Aug.
| A Risso's dolphin takes a leap out of the water in Pembrookshire and inset below, one off the coast of Anglesey
Seasonal SST averages were included as a predictor in the models for Dali's porpoise (Phocoenoides dalli), and common dolphins (Delphinus spp.), northern right whale dolphin (Lissodelphis borealis), and Risso's dolphin (Grampus griseus).