The Fraser's dolphin was once thought to be rare. For decades, the species was identified only from the remains of a single skeleton. Since the early 1970s, however, schools of up to 1,000 Fraser's dolphins have been seen plying the deep waters of the tropical ocean.

Lagenodelphis hosei
Size: 2.3 to 2.5 m, 160 to 210 kg
Calves at birth: 100 cm
Teeth: 34 to 44 slender, pointed teeth on each side of upper and lower jaws
Food: Fish (various cod), small squid and crustaceans
Habitat: Deep offshore waters
Range: Tropical waters of the world ocean
Status: Population unknown

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