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White-beaked Dolphin Lagenorhynchus albirostris Delphinidae Length 2.5-2.8m Large, well-marked dolphin. Lives in schools of 3-15 individuals. Adult has black back and dorsal fin, broad, pale band behind eye and oblique greyish white stripe on flanks. Snub-nosed beak is strikingly pale and throat and belly are also pale. Seen above the water, the beak usually looks pale pinkish grey but when submerged filtering effects of seawater make it appear gleaming white. Flippers are broadly triangular and dorsal fin is sickle-shaped.