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Bottlenose Dolphins

The Bottlenose Dolphin is the largest of the beaked dolphins and lives in temperate and tropical seas worldwide. The Bottlenose Dolphin can also be trained to perform in marine centres and can be swum with and stroked by humans. This category consists of questions about the Bottlenose Dolphin’s habitat, structure, etc.

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How many babies do bottlenose dolphin have?

They give birth to a single calf after a gestation period of 12 months, twins are rare.

What is the survival skills of a Bottlenose dolphin?

the survival skills are they like to hide in the bottom of an ocean or rivers normaly all dolphins.

Do bottlenose dolphins migrate where and how?

bottlenose dolphins do migrate and they migrate to warmer water temperated places and they get there by swimming and jumping out of the water making an arch kind of shape. hope i helped :)

How do nose jobs help stuffy noses?

Nose jobs don�t fix stuffy noses, but they are often performed in conjunction with other internal nasal procedures that help with blocked nasal passages and sinus trouble.

Many people experience blocked nasal passages and trouble breathing due to crooked septums and nasal tissue swelling. Since an outer nose defect may accompany septum issues (due to trauma to the nose) many doctors will combine nose jobs with a septoplasty or turinoplasty, which aligns the septum and reduces nasal swelling.

A septoplasty aligns the septum to the midline. A septum is a wall of cartilage that divides your nasal cavity into two nostrils. If your septum is �deviated� or sits off-center, you may experience less sinus drainage, which can cause chronic sinus infections. Candidates for septoplasty have these symptoms:

  • Blockage of one or both nostrils
  • Nasal congestion, sometimes one-sided
  • Frequent nosebleeds
  • Frequent sinus infections
  • At times, facial pain, headaches, postnasal drip
  • Noisy breathing during sleep (in infants and young children)

Source: The American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

The procedure includes an incision through the nose, thus leaving no visible scars. A septoplasty is generally not recommended in young children or teenagers as their septums are still growing until the age of 18.

A turbinoplasty reduces turbinates, which is the tissue that causes swelling and nasal congestion. Candidates for turinoplasty have frequent nasal congestion and blockage that isn�t elevated by decongestants or steroid nasal sprays. A surgeon performs a turbinoplasty using laser instrumentation.

What are 5 adaptations for a bottle nose dolphin?

Thermoregulation,maintains a constant body temperature of 36 to 37 degrees Celsius and 96.8 to 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit.

Camouflage, the skin helps them hide from dangerous predators. Looking at their backs it looks like the deep,dark depths of the ocean but, from the stomach it looks like the oceans light surface.

Swimming, helps them escape from predators and swim at speeds of 5-11 kph. ( 3-7 mph.)

Diving, the dolphin can store 36 milliliters of oxygen per kilograms of body weight which helps to dive.

Respiration, dolphin holds its breath underwater and comes jumping up from the water to take its breath.

How many dolphins exist in the world?

170,243,000 dolphins live on this world

yes there is but when they have babys what is going to happen?... more dolphins see so there going to be more then that, at the same time there is an immense slaughter of dolphins going on worldwide, in places such as Taji(sorry for spelling) for more info on that check out the cove. :-)

What is a dolphins favorite food?

Their favorite food is fish, tuna, squids, shrimps and other crustaceans.

What does a camargue horse and a bottlenose dolphin have in common?

The only thing that comes to mind is, they both thrive in the sea. Camargue horses are often referred to as the horse of the sea (They love the water).

What animal eats bottlenose dolphins?

most of the predator's are large sharks.

usually the great white, bull, dusky, and tiger shark

some also say that killer whales are a predator although has never been observed.

Most vulurable would be mothers and their young.

Where do bottlenose dolphins live?

In the pacific ocean they are found in northern Japan, California, to Australia and chile. In the Atlantic ocean they're found in Nova Scotia and Norway to Patagonia and the tip of south Africa. Also they're found from Cape Cod and the Gulf of Mexico.

It inhabits warm and temperate seas worldwide and may be found in all but the Arctic and the Antarctic Oceans.

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It inhabits warm and temperate seas worldwide and may be found in all but the Arctic and the Antarctic Oceans.

For the source and more detailed information concerning this subject, click on the related links section indicated below.
Where do bottlenose dolphins live? Just about anywhere they want to, including the open ocean-though you're more likely to find them making their homes in estuaries and tidal areas where fish are plentiful.

What is the life cycle of a dolphin?

The female dolphin first gives live birth to the child, then the baby dolphin stays with their parents till they are old enough, then the dolphin grows up and makes her own family and gives live birth to a baby dolphin and then the old ones die. so the life cycle continuous

Why do bottlenose dolphins have enemies?

In order for the food chain to stay balanced, there must be a predator for dolphins. However, they're pretty good about defending themselves.

Where would I find a poem by Gunther titled The Girl in the World?

I found the poem when I googled Vickie Gunther and found the poem was called The girl in a Whirl. If your google that title and put it in " also encase Vickie's name in quotation marks too it should come right up. I thought it was called The girl in the world too but I found it like I mentioned above. I hope this is the right poem.

-Marge

What is an average dolphin size?

An average bottlenose dolphin is four to five metres long.

What color is a Bottlenose Dolphin?

Bottlenose dolphin coloration is shades of grey, darkest on the back near the dorsal fin and gradually becoming lighter lower on the body. The underside is very light, almost white. Their dark backs are difficult to see from above and their light undersides make them harder to see from below.

Are dolphins prey or predators?

Basically Dolphins are carnivores and therefore predators, but they may be killed and eaten by man (Japan) and some of the larger carnivorous whales.

To add to this answer, they mainly eat fish and squid which they locate with ultrasonic echolocation similar to bats. They are not only eaten in japan but also in Indonesia, the Koreas and various other Indo-pacific countries.
Large sharks and killer whales are the only natural predators of dolphins. Tiger sharks, bull sharks, and great white sharks are the main species that attack dolphins. Humans have also posed a major threat to dolphins in recent years

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