Dolphins

Explore dolphin species & sightings

Did you know that the waters of UK and Europe are home to over a third of the whale, dolphin and porpoise species worldwide?

Atlantic spotted dolphin

Atlantic spotted dolphin

Stenella frontalis
Atlantic whitesided dolphin

Atlantic white-sided dolphin

Lagenorhynchus acutus
Bottlenose dolphin

Common bottlenose dolphin

Tursiops truncatus
False killer whale

False killer whale

Pseudorca crassidens
Long finned pilot whale

Long-finned pilot whale

Globicephala melas
Orca killer whale

Orca (killer whale)

Orcinus orca
Risso's dolphin

Risso’s dolphin

Grampus griseus
Short-beaked common dolphin

Short-beaked common dolphin

Delphinus delphis
Short finned pilot whale

Short-finned pilot whale

Globicephala macrorhynchus
Striped dolphin

Striped dolphin

Stenella coeruleoalba
White beaked dolphin

White-beaked dolphin

Lagenorhynchus albirostris

Whales & sightings

Dolphins & sightings

Porpoises & sightings