Short-finned Pilot Whale (Globicephala macrorhynchus)

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Short-finned Pilot Whale. Bottlenose dolphin: Also known as “Pilot Whale” or “Short-finned pilot whale”, it belongs to the dolphin family. It is a cetacean with teeth (odontocete) and its name of whale is due to its size: it can exceed 5 meters in length and weigh between 1 and 2 tons. It is the easiest specimen to find on a sighting trip in Tenerife.

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