Common dolphin

Name: Common dolphin

Scientific name: Delphinus delphis

Category: Marine

Nature Stars: 60

What are nature stars?

About: Common dolphins arone of the commoner dolphin species in UK waters but are still at threat from getting caught in fishing nets. They can sometimes be seen leaping out of the water - when they jump really high this is known as breaching.

How to identify: Can be identified from the creamy stripe on their side

Where: Found in the North Sea and the West Coast of the UK

Natural Superpowers

  • Predator: 80
  • Agility: 80
  • Rarity: 60
  • Cute factor: 80
  • Traveller: 80

Fantastic fact: Despite their name, comon dolphins are not that common

Photograph credit: Caroline Weir

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