Risso's dolphin, Grampus griseus

Rissos dolphins surfacing, one spouting/blowing while others show dorsal fins.  Note distinguishing and highly variable skin and dorsal fin patterns, characteristic of this species. White scarring, likely caused by other Risso dolphins teeth, accumulates during the dolphins life so that adult Rissos dolphins are almost entirely white.  San Diego. California, USA, Grampus griseus, natural history stock photograph, photo id 04836
Rissos dolphins surfacing, one spouting/blowing while others show dorsal fins. Note distinguishing and highly variable skin and dorsal fin patterns, characteristic of this species. White scarring, likely caused by other Risso dolphins teeth, accumulates during the dolphins life so that adult Rissos dolphins are almost entirely white. San Diego. California, USA

Species: Risso's dolphin, Grampus griseus
Location: San Diego, California
Image ID: 04836
Format: Film 3:2
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