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Pantropical spotted dolphin

Pantropical spotted dolphin

Stenella attenuata

Pantropical spotted dolphin

Pantropical spotted dolphin

See all species Pantropical spotted dolphins are sometimes nicknamed ‘spotters’. The degree of spottiness varies from population to population around the world.  Some populations are hardly spotty at all. Baby pantropical spotted dolphins are born spotless. As they grow up, they accumulate light spots on their dark-coloured backs and dark spots on their lighter sides…

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