Feeding

Bottlenose dolphins eat wide variety of prey fish, and they use wide variety of methods to catch what they eat.

With a few exceptions, the fish is captured, turned head first in the dolphin’s mouth, and swallowed whole.

Prey

Prey-Catching

Relevant SDRP citations

All photos © Sarasota Dolphin Research Program under NMFS permit #522-1785

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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