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Spinner dolphins

by John F. Prevost

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  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Abdo & Daughters Publ., Library bound edition distributed by Rockbottom Books in Edina, Minn, Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Stenella longirostris -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Spinner dolphin.,
  • Dolphins.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 23) and index.

    StatementJohn F. Prevost.
    SeriesDolphins
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL737.C432 P745 1996
    The Physical Object
    Pagination23 p. :
    Number of Pages23
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL780513M
    ISBN 101562394975
    LC Control Number95012368
    OCLC/WorldCa32430181

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    Spinner dolphins are a small kind of dolphin. This lesson will teach you about spinner dolphins, how they got their name, where they live, what they like to eat and some other cool facts about them. The whistles and burst pulses produced by spinner dolphins have been intensively studied in several areas (Lammers et al., ); they vary in complexity geographically and with activity, serving functions that are only beginning to be understood. The dwarf spinner dolphin as recently photographed (Perrin et al., ) has a pinkCited by:

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Scientists aren’t sure why spinner dolphins spin.5/5(). Spinner dolphins are medium-sized dolphins with long, slender beaks. Coloration varies depending on where they live. They often have a striped appearance with a dark gray back, gray flanks and white underside.

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Prevost. Spinner dolphins may use different habitats depending on the season. The spinner dolphin feeds mainly on small mesopelagic fish, squids, and sergestid shrimps, and will dive – m to feed on them.

Spinner dolphins of Hawaii are nocturnal feeders and forage Class: Mammalia. Spinner dolphins are the acrobats of the ocean. They love to jump, flip, and twist above the surface of the water.

Spinner dolphins earned their name because of their ability to spin multiple times in one jump. Scientists believe they spin for several reasons, including. Spinner dolphin, also known as long-snouted dolphin belongs to the family of ocean dolphins.

There are 4 subspecies of spinner dolphins that can be found in tropical and subtropical oceans around the world. Spinner dolphin prefers open sea.

It comes close to the coast only to find food. Number of spinning dolphins in the oceans is decreasing due to pollution of the sea, stress, commercial and. These days, spinner dolphins are seen on a daily basis on the west side of Oahu.

Spinners travel far off shore at night to their feeding grounds and return close to shore in shallow waters to socialize, nurse their young, and rest. Spinner dolphins are the most common cetacean found around the Hawaiian Islands.

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Spinner dolphins seen in Maui most frequently on the Maui Magic, particularly along the South Maui Coastline, although they can surprise us anywhere and at any time.

The number in a pod of dolphins varies, anywhere from just a couple to up to 20 or more. Aug 23,  · About Maui Spinner Dolphins. Maui spinner dolphins are a relatively small-sized species of dolphins that grow to an average of 5 – 6 feet long when mature. Young spinner dolphins typically measure 2 feet long and are often spotted alongside their mothers, swimming close to their dorsal fins.

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It’s not uncommon to encounter Spotted Dolphins and Bottlenose Dolphins all on the same trip. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.

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Twenty years in the making by a distinguished dolphin expert and his associates, The Hawaiian Spinner Dolphin is the first comprehensive scientific natural history of a dolphin species ever written.

From their research camp at Kealakeakua Bay in Hawaii, these scientists followed a population of wild spinner dolphins by radiotracking their movements and, with the use of a.May 08,  · Spinner dolphins generally have tripartite color patterns.

The dorsal area is dark gray, the sides light gray, and the underside pale gray or white. Also, a dark band runs from the eye to the flipper, bordered above by a thin, light line. However, the spinner dolphin has more geographic variation in form and coloration than other cetaceans.