How Many Different Kinds of Dolphins Are there in the world available now?

What do you think about the different kinds of the animals? How Many different animals are there in the world that you know or hear up to now? As all we know, from the beginning of the world’s history the animals are available and we can easily say that animals are the active parts of the world and we can say that again the world can’t keep its being available without the living of the animals. From the beginnings of the humanity, people have been using the animals and they have been getting the benefits from the animals and it can be easily said that with the help of the animals there are lots of the people who keep their life by earning the money. In the world, there are lots of the different animals and some of those animals can fly, swim and on the other hand we can see that some of them are just walk and run.


We can say that all of those kinds of the animals are very significant for the people on behalf of the balance of the nature. Today we are going to make a short analysis about the sea animals and more specifically we will give some specific information about the Dolphins and the different kinds of the Dolphins that are available in the world today. As all we know, the sea animals are very beneficial for the people. From the long history people have been using them not only to eat but on the other hand they have been selling them and they are getting money in order to keep their lives to go on. On the other hand there are some other sea animals that can’t be eaten and at that point, Dolphins are one of the most important sea animals that can’t be eaten. Let’s look at the structure and the number of the different kinds of the Dolphins all together.


The Number of the Different Kinds of the Dolphins

As all we know, Dolphins are the animals that are living in the seas. Those animals are very close to the people and it is possible to see that on the different televisions that as the friends of the people and correspondingly to this situation, people like those animals too much. Dolphins are the animals that have mammals. It is possible to see that in all regions of the world the Dolphins can be seen easily and they eat small fishes. The Dolphins are the sub-genres of the whales but because of their size and other features, lots of the time those kinds of animals are named as Dolphin but as we say that the main categories of those animals are the whale. When we look at the different kinds of the Dolphins that are available today in the world, we can say that there are 42 different species of the Dolphins. Let’s look at their names all together:


Long-Beaked Common Dolphin, Delphinus capensis

Short-Beaked Common Dolphin, Delphinus delphis

Bottlenose Dolphin, Tursiops truncatus

Indo-Pacific Bottlenose Dolphin, Tursiops aduncus

Northern Rightwhale Dolphin, Lissodelphis borealis

Southern Rightwhale Dolphin, Lissiodelphis peronii

Tucuxi, Sotalia fluviatilis

Costero, Sotalia guianensi

Indo-Pacific Hump-backed Dolphin, Sousa chinensis

Chinese White Dolphin (the Chinese variant), Sousa chinensis chinensis

Atlantic Humpbacked Dolphin, Sousa teuszii

Atlantic Spotted Dolphin, Stenella frontalis

Clymene Dolphin, Stenella clymene

Pantropical Spotted Dolphin, Stenella attenuata

Spinner Dolphin, Stenella longirostris

Striped Dolphin, Stenella coeruleoalba

Rough-Toothed Dolphin, Steno bredanensis

Chilean Dolphin, Cephalorhynchus eutropia

Commerson’s Dolphin, Cephalorhynchus commersonii

Heaviside’s Dolphin, Cephalorhynchus heavisidii

Hector’s Dolphin, Cephalorhynchus hectori

Risso’s Dolphin, Grampus griseus

Fraser’s Dolphin, Lagenodelphis hosei

Atlantic White-Sided Dolphin, Lagenorhynchus acutus

Dusky Dolphin, Lagenorhynchus obscurus

Hourglass Dolphin, Lagenorhynchus cruciger

Pacific White-Sided Dolphin, Lagenorhynchus obliquidens

Peale’s Dolphin, Lagenorhynchus australis

White-Beaked Dolphin, Lagenorhynchus albirostris

Australian Snubfin Dolphin, Orcaella heinsohni

Irrawaddy Dolphin, Orcaella brevirostris

Melon-headed Whale, Peponocephala electra

Killer Whale (Orca), Orcinus orca

Pygmy Killer Whale, Feresa attenuata

False Killer Whale, Pseudorca crassidens

Long-finned Pilot Whale, Globicephala melas

Short-finned Pilot Whale, Globicephala macrorhynchus

Boto (Amazon River Dolphin), Inia geoffrensis

Chinese River Dolphin (Baiji), Lipotes vexillifer (considered functionally extinct)

Ganges River Dolphin, Platanista gangetica gangetica and Indus River Dolphin, Platanista gangetica minor

La Plata Dolphin (Franciscana), Pontoporia blainvillei



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