23 May 2013

Young bottlenose dolphin near Galaxidi

This young bottlenose dolphin is a member of a small group that regularly comes to feed in the proximity of fish farms near Galaxidi.

Bottlenose dolphins appear to be transient in the Gulf of Corinth, as documented by the article below:

Bearzi G., Bonizzoni S., Gonzalvo J. 2011. Mid-distance movements of common bottlenose dolphins in the coastal waters of Greece. Journal of Ethology 29(2):369-374.

(Photo by G. Bearzi, Bay of Itea, Gulf of Corinth, Greece, June 2012)

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