1.5 - 2.2m
Dusky dolphins are medium-sized grey and white dolphins with tall, curved dorsal fins. The sweeping white blaze on their flanks gives them a beautiful pattern that can be seen when they breach. They have dark 'lips', beak tip and patch around each eye. These patterns stand out on the lighter face. A dusky dolphins dorsal fin has a darker leading edge and a lighted coloured trailing edge.
Sloped melon and short dark-coloured beak
Tall, curved, two-toned dorsal fin
Dark great back, white undersides and grey patterning on the flank
Fast swimmers, highly social energetic and acrobatic