Delphinus delphis

Delphinus delphis Linnaeus, 1758

Common Names

Common Dolphin (English), Short-beaked Saddleback Dolphin (English), Dolphin (English), الدولفين قصير المنقار (Arabic), الدولفين الشائع (Arabic), Short-beaked Common Dolphin (English), Atlantic Dolphin (English), Pacific Dolphin (English), Saddle-backed Dolphin (English)

Languages: English

Conservation

Status in Egypt

Accidental.

Ecology and Distribution

Distribution in Egypt

Mediterranean Sea.

Taxonomy

  • Delphinus tropicalis van Bree, 1971 (synonym)
  • Delphinus capensis (synonym)

References

M., Basuony., F. Gilbert., & S. Zalat. (2010).  Mammals of Egypt: Atlas, Red Data Listing & Conservation, Ministry of State for Environmental Affairs, Cairo..