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Oceanic dolphin

family of marine mammals
(Redirected from Delphinidae)

Oceanic dolphins are the members of the Delphinidae family, of the order Cetacea. They are aquatic mammals. They are found worldwide, mostly in the shallower seas of the continental shelves. These dolphins usually live in the open seas, unlike the river dolphins.

Oceanic dolphin
Temporal range: late Miocene to Recent
PacificWhiteSidedDolphine.jpg
Pacific white-sided dolphins
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Delphinidae

Gray, 1821

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