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Are the Atlantic White-sided dolphins endangered?

Are the Atlantic White-sided dolphins endangered? Despite the fact that this dolphin specie is living in a specific region which includes cold seas and the North Atlantic Ocean, it is not on the endangered dolphins list. I encourage you to observe this dolphin specie first hand while you are enjoying a dolphin watching tour.


The Atlantic White-sided dolphin specie is bigger then its close cousin, the Pacific White-sided dolphin. Its length can attain up to 2.7 meters long and its weight varies between 190-270 kg.

The menu of this dolphin specie is mainly composed of fishes, cephalopods and shrimps. The scientific name of the Atlantic White-sided dolphin is Lagenorhyncus Acutus.


If you wish to view a picture of the Atlantic White-sided dolphin, I invite you to go on the main page called: "What are the 32 types of dolphins?" Now that you know the answer to the question: "Are the Atlantic White-sided dolphins endangered?" as well as some other information concerning this type of dolphin, feel free to read other of our articles and learn about other dolphins species.




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