Dolphin With Horn :: what are the 32 types of dolphins

Dolphin is a common name of aquatic mammals within the infraorder Cetacea.The term dolphin usually refers to the extant families Delphinidae (the oceanic dolphins), Platanistidae (the Indian river dolphins), Iniidae (the New World river dolphins), and Pontoporiidae (the brackish dolphins), and the extinct Lipotidae (baiji or Chinese river dolphin). An amazing majestikal creature that is half dolphin, half unicorn. When it get's excited (Aroused) it shoots out a spell of rainbow plasma from it's horn into the depths of heaven while it ponders on, to make things unbelievably stunning in it's immortal life. The Dolphicorn is a sacred being and must not be compared to anything else besides what it truely is, magical.

What are the 32 types of dolphins? Well first, you should know that these types of dolphins are living in salt water. There are also 5 species of river dolphins that live in fresh water.
What are the 32 types of dolphins? Here is a detailed list: the Bottlenose dolphin, the Killer Whale, the Common dolphin, the False Killer Whale, the Hector's dolphin, the Short-Finned Pilot Whale, the Commerson's dolphin, the Long-Finned Pilot Whale, the Black dolphin, the Atlantic Humpbacked dolphin, the Haeviside's dolphin, the Indo-Pacific Humpbacked dolphin, the Southern Right Whale dolphin, the Tucuxi, the Northern Right dolphin, the Pygmy Killer Whale, the Spotted dolphin, the Melon-Headed Whale, the Atlantic Spotted dolphin, the Irrawaddy dolphin, the Striped dolphin, the Rough-Toothed dolphin, the Spinner dolphin, the Risso's dolphin, the Clymene dolphin, the Fraser's dolphin, the White-Beaked dolphin, the Peale's dolphin, the Atlantic White-Sided dolphin, the Hourglass dolphin, the Pacific White-Sided dolphin and the Dusky dolphin.
What are the 5 species of river dolphins? Here is a specific list of them: the Amazon River dolphin, the Chinese River dolphin, the Ganges River dolphin, the Franciscana and the Indus River dolphin. As you have probably noticed, the name of the species of these dolphins is related to the waterway that represents their habitat.
If you wish to get more specific information about each or some of the types of dolphins such as: 'What are the interesting facts about bottlenose dolphins?' you may read the article on the bottlenose dolphin facts. This way, you will be able to learn some extra information on each type and it will allow us to answer in more details your question: 'What are the 32 types of dolphins?'

This is a great picture of Hector's dolphin.

Here is a beautiful picture of a Black dolphin.

This is a great image of a Commerson's dolphin.

This is a great picture of a Heaviside's dolphin.

This is a beautiful picture of a Bottlenose dolphin.

This is a great image of Common dolphins.

This is a beautiful image of a Southern Right Whale dolphin.

This is a great picture of a Northern Right Whale dolphin.

This is a beautiful picture of a Spotted dolphin.

On this image, you can see a family of Atlantic Spotted dolphins enjoying some quality time together.

This is a nice picture of a Striped dolphin.

This is a beautiful image of a Spinner dolphin.

This is a good picture of a Clymene dolphin.

This is a nice image of a White-beaked dolphin.

This is a nice image of an Atlantic White-sided dolphin.

This is a good picture of a Pacific White-sided dolphin.

This is a great picture of Dusky dolphins.

This is a great picture representing an Hourglass dolphin.

This is a nice image of the Peale's dolphin.

This is a beautiful picture of Fraser's dolphin.

This is a good representation of Risso's dolphin.

This is a good picture of a Rough-toothed dolphin.

This is a nice image of an Irrawaddy dolphin.

This is a good representation of a Melon-headed Whale.

This is a great picture of a Pygmy Killer Whale.

This is a nice image of a Tucuxi.

This is a nice representation of an Indo-Pacific Humpbacked dolphin.

This is a beautiful image of an Atlantic Humpbacked dolphin.

This is a great representation of a Long-finned Pilot Whale.

This a good picture of Short-finned Pilot Whales.

This is a nice image of a False Killer Whale.

This is a beautiful representation of a Killer Whale.

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(dŏl′fĭn, dôl′-) or dol·phins1. Dolphin
a. Any of various marine toothed whales of the family Delphinidae, having a beaklike snout, a curved dorsal fin, and a slender streamlined body.
b. Any of several toothed whales inhabiting rivers and estuaries in South America and South Asia, having a long narrow beak, broad flippers, a flexible neck, and usually a reduced dorsal fin. A species native to the Yangtze River is thought to be extinct. Also called river dolphin.
b. See pompano dolphinfish.
3. Horn
a. A buoy, pile, or group of piles used for mooring boats.
b. A group of piles used as a fender, as at a dock or around a bridge pier.
[Middle English, from Old French daulfin, blend of daufin and Old Provençal dalfin, both from Medieval Latin *dalfinus, from Latin delphīnus, from Greek delphīs, delphīn-, from delphus, womb (from its shape).]
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(ˈdɒlfɪn) n

Dolphin-like Fish With Horn

1. (Animals) any of various marine cetacean mammals of the family Delphinidae, esp Delphinus delphis, that are typically smaller than whales and larger than porpoises and have a beaklike snout
2. (Animals) river dolphin any freshwater cetacean of the family Platanistidae, inhabiting rivers of North and South America and S Asia. They are smaller than marine dolphins and have a longer narrower snout
3. (Animals) Also called: dorado either of two large marine percoid fishes, Coryphaena hippurus or C. equisetis, that resemble the cetacean dolphins and have an iridescent coloration
4. (Nautical Terms) nautical a post or buoy for mooring a vessel
[C13: from Old French dauphin, via Latin, from Greek delphin-, delphis]
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(ˈdɒl fɪn, ˈdɔl-)
1. any small toothed cetacean of the family Delphinidae, esp. the species having a beaklike snout. Compare porpoise.
2. Also called dolphinfish,mahimahi. either of two large, slender fishes, Coryphaena hippurus or C. equisetis, of warm and temperate seas.
a. a pile, cluster of piles, or buoy to which a vessel may be moored.
b. a cluster of piles used as a fender, as at the entrance to a dock.
[1300–50; Middle English dolphyn < Old French daulphin « Latin delphīnus < Greek delphin]
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1. Any of various, usually ocean-dwelling mammals having a snout shaped like a beak, forelimbs shaped like flippers, and horizontal tail flukes. Dolphins are related to but smaller than whales and are noted for their high intelligence. Compare porpoise.
2. Either of two edible fish that inhabit warm sea waters and have a fin extending along the back. Dolphins are iridescent when removed from the water.
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Noun1.dolphin - large slender food and game fish widely distributed in warm seas (especially around Hawaii)
dolphinfish, mahimahi
percoid, percoid fish, percoidean - any of numerous spiny-finned fishes of the order Perciformes
Coryphaenidae, family Coryphaenidae - large active pelagic percoid fish
Coryphaena hippurus - the more common dolphinfish valued as food; about six feet long
dolphinfish, mahimahi - the lean flesh of a saltwater fish found in warm waters (especially in Hawaii)
Aloha State, Hawaii, Hawai'i, HI - a state in the United States in the central Pacific on the Hawaiian Islands
2.dolphin - any of various small toothed whales with a beaklike snout; larger than porpoises
toothed whale - any of several whales having simple conical teeth and feeding on fish etc.
common dolphin, Delphinus delphis - black-and-white dolphin that leaps high out of the water;
bottlenose, bottlenose dolphin, bottle-nosed dolphin - any of several dolphins with rounded forehead and well-developed beak; chiefly of northern Atlantic and Mediterranean
porpoise - any of several small gregarious cetacean mammals having a blunt snout and many teeth
Grampus griseus, grampus - slaty-grey blunt-nosed dolphin common in northern seas
killer whale, orca, Orcinus orca, sea wolf, grampus, killer - predatory black-and-white toothed whale with large dorsal fin; common in cold seas
black whale, common blackfish, Globicephala melaena, pilot whale, blackfish - small dark-colored whale of the Atlantic coast of the United States; the largest male acts as pilot or leader for the school
river dolphin - any of several long-snouted usually freshwater dolphins of South America and southern Asia
Delphinapterus leucas, white whale, beluga - small northern whale that is white when adult
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(ˈdolfin) noun
a type of sea-animal about two and a half to three metres long, closely related to the porpoise. dolfyn دولْفين делфин golfinho delfín der Delphin delfin δελφίνιdelfín delfiin دلفین delfiini dauphinדולפין सूंस, एक स्तनधारी समुद्री जन्तु dupin delfin lumba-lumba höfrungur delfino いるか 돌고래 delfinas delfīns ikan lumba-lumba dolfijn delfindelfin يوډول ماهى چه نهنګ ته ورته وى golfinho delfin дельфин delfín delfin delfin delfin ปลาโลมา yunus balığı 海豚 дельфін ڈالفن cá heo 海豚
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دُلفيـن delfín delfinDelphinδελφίνιdelfín delfiinidauphin delfindelfinoNarwhal イルカ 돌고래dolfijndelfindelfingolfinhoдельфин delfin ปลาโลมาyunus

Dolphin With Horn On Head

cá heo海豚
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