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What is the height and size of a dolphin?
The typical Bottlenose Dolphin has an overall height of 2’1”-2’11” (64-89 cm) and body length of 10′-14′ (310-430 cm). An average Bottlenose Dolphin weighs between 300-1,400 lb (136-625 kg) and has a typical lifespan of 20-30 years.
How much does a common dolphin weigh?
100 – 140 kgAdult
Short-beaked common dolphin/Mass
What is the length of the largest dolphin?
The largest dolphin species is the orca – males can grow to 25 feet in length and weigh 19,000 pounds. Most dolphins live long lives. The bottlenose dolphin can live over 40 years.
What is a dolphin size?
The average adult length of dolphins in Alliance of Marine Mammal Parks and Aquariums facilities is 2.59 m (8.5 ft.). The average adult length in the wild is 2.2 to 2.7 m (7.2 to 8.9 ft.).
What’s the average lifespan of a dolphin?
Orca: 10 – 45 years
Striped dolphin: 55 – 60 yearsPantropical spotted dolphin: 40 yearsShort-finned pilot whale: 45 years
How much does a dolphin weigh?
The common bottlenose adult dolphin weighs between 331 and 442 pounds (150 to 200 kg). Maui’s dolphin is the lightest at an average of 88 to 132 pounds (40 to 60 kg). At the other end of the scale is the short-finned pilot whale (which is a dolphin).
How much do Dolphins weigh?
An adult can weigh anywhere from 2,200 to 6,600 pounds (1,000 to 3,000 kilograms) and can measure from 12 to 18 feet (3.7 to 5.5 meters) in length. Finally, the largest dolphin is the killer whale, or orca.
What is the height of a dolphin?
Dolphins range in size from the 1.7 m (5.6 ft) long and 50 kg (110 lb) Maui’s dolphin to the 9.5 m (31 ft) and 10 t (11 short tons) killer whale. Several species exhibit sexual dimorphism, in that the males are larger than females. They have streamlined bodies and two limbs that are modified into flippers.