Spotted Dolphin


Spotted Dolphin

Spotted Dolphin refers to either one of two closely related dolphin species, being:

* Atlantic Spotted Dolphin, "Stenella frontalis"
* Pantropical Spotted Dolphin, "Stenella attenuata"

While the Pantropical Spotted Dolphin can be found around the world's oceans where a tropical or subtropical climate exists, the Atlantic Spotted Dolphin can only be found in the Atlantic Ocean.


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