The Pacific White-Sided Dolphin
Scientific Name: Lagenorhychus obliquidens
Size: This dolphin can weigh up to
about 200 kg and group up to about
Found in: Deep areas of the
four pelagic zones
Diet: Hake, anchovies, squid,
herring, salmon, and cod make up this
These are categorized as latern fish, and are abundant
in the deep waters
that the Pacific White-Sided Dolphin lives in.
Responce to Human: Since the
United Nations stepped in, these
were constantly being killed in drift nets. However, yearly
the Japanese have
a hunt for these dolphins, where they are killed
as part of a competition.
The Hawaiian Spinner Dolphin
Scientific Name:Stenella longirostris
Status: Not Endangered
Size: The Hawaiian Spinner
Dolphin can grow up to be 2.1 meters
length and weigh up to 75 kilograms!
Found in: Pelagic waters of
Hawaii; also have been seen near the
of the Hawaiian islands.
Diet: Small fish and
Response to Humans: All dolphins
are very friendly and playful towards
The Hawaiian Spinner is no different. Scientists have
studying this breed of dolphin in captivity for the past several