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Dolphin

The dolphin and the smaller pompano dolphin (C. equiselis) are pelagic fishes found worldwide in tropical and subtropical seas (Palko et al. 1982).



Dolphin (Coryphaena hippurus) Species Account

The dolphin and the smaller pompano dolphin, C. equisetis, are pelagic fishes found worldwide in tropical and subtropical seas (Palko et al. 1982).



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