Tursiops truncatus

Tursiops truncatus (Montagu, 1821)

Common Names

Common Bottlenose Dolphin (English), Bottle-nosed Dolphin (English), Bottlenose Dolphin (English), الدولفين عنق الزجاجة (Arabic)

Languages: English


Status in Egypt

Unknown; probably breeding.

Ecology and Distribution

Distribution in Egypt

Red and Mediterranean Sea.


  • Tursiops gephyreus Lahille, 1908 (synonym)
  • Tursiops gilli Dall, 1873 (synonym)
  • Tursiops nuuanu Andrews, 1911 (synonym)


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