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Bottlenose Dolphin
Bottlenose Dolphin are often seen off the coast of Fuerteventura.
Common Dolphin
Common Dolphin are often seen off the coast of Fuerteventura, adults range between 1.9 and 2.5 metres in length, and can weigh between 80 and 235 kg, males are generally longer and heavier.The back is dark and the belly is white, while on each side is an hourglass pattern colored light grey, yellow, or gold in front and dirty grey in back. They have long, thin rostra with up to 50–60 small, sharp, interlocking teeth on each side of...
Fin whales

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The fin whale (Balaenoptera physalus), is occasionally seen off the coast of Fuereventura. The fin whale is a marine mammal belonging to the suborder of baleen whales. It is the second-largest animal after the blue whale, the largest growing to 27.3 m long and weighing nearly 74 tonnes. The fin whale's body is long and slender, coloured brownish-grey with a paler underside. Its food consists of small schooling fish, squid, and crustaceans including copepods and krill....
Killer whales (Orcinus orca), also referred to as the orca whale or orca, are often seen off the coast of Fuerteventura. It's a toothed whale belonging to the oceanic dolphin family, of which it is the largest member. Killer whales have a diverse diet, although individual populations often specialize in particular types of prey. Some feed exclusively on fish, while others hunt marine mammals like pinnipeds, and even large whales. They have been known to attack baleen whale calves....
Risso's Dolphin
Risso's Dolphin are sometimes seen off the coast of Fuerteventura.
Pilot Whale
Short-finned Pilot Whales (Globicephala macrorhynchus) are often seen off Fuerteventura. Part of the oceanic dolphin family, they are very sociable and are rarely seen alone. Short-finned pilot whales can be confused with their relatives the long-finned pilot whales, but there are various differences. As their names indicate, their flippers are shorter than those of the long-finned pilot whale, with a gentler curve on the edge. They have fewer teeth than the long-finned pilot whale, with 14...
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