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Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) <!--큰돌고래-->
Subject: Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops truncatus)
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Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops truncatus)

Mother and juvenile bottlenose dolphins head to the seafloor. Tursiops truncatus

Image ID: nur02014, National Undersearch Research Program (NURP) Collection
Location: Temperate-Tropical Atlantic & Pacific Ocean
Photographer: M. Herko
Credit: OAR/National Undersea Research Program (NURP)

Photo Source:
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The National Oceanic & Atmospheric Adminstration (NOAA) -
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Scientific Name: Tursiops truncatus (Montagu, 1821)
Common Names:
English – Common Bottlenose Dolphin, Bottlenose Dolphin, Bottle-nosed Dolphin, Bottlenosed Dolphin
French – Grand dauphin, Dauphin souffleur, Souffleur, Tursiops
Spanish – Delfín Mular, Pez Mular, Tursión
Tursiops gephyreus Lahille, 1908
Tursiops gilli Dall, 1873
Tursiops nuuanu Andrews, 1911
Taxonomic Notes: All bottlenose dolphins around the world were previously recognized as T. truncatus, but recently the genus has been split into two species: T. truncatus and T. aduncus (the smaller Indo-Pacific Bottlenose Dolphin).

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