Commerson’s Dolphin

Whale biologist Dave Johnson took this picture of a Commerson’s dolphin (Cephalorhynchus commersonii).  This dolphin also goes by the names Skunk dolphin and the Piebald dolphin.  Note it’s distinct black head, dorsal fin and flukes.

Commerson's dolphin (Photo credit: Dave Johnson)


-Dena Seidel

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