Dolphins, the most appreciated marine mammals in Persian Gulf

They are of the order Odontoceti and, unlike the whales have numerous teeth (up to 260), which are all alike and grow only once.

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Last updated on 25 January 2017

Type: 
Media Watch
Region: 
Indian Ocean
Threats: 
Poisoning
Bycatch
Species: 
Neophocaena phocaenoides
Tursiops aduncus
Species group: 
Marine mammals