Max. Adult Length: 4.1m (Typically 3m – 3.6m)

In UK waters, Bottlenose Dolphins tend to be towards the upper end of the size range with males slightly larger than females. They have mid- to dark-grey bodies with usually slightly lighter flanks and pale grey to white bellies and a large, falcate dorsal fin.

Key Areas: Cardigan Bay (Wales), Moray Firth (Scotland) also Devon/Dorset & Yorkshire/NE England.