January 04, 2009

Fastest Dolphin in the world - Dall's Porpoise

Dall's Porpoise (Phocoenoides dalli) is a species of porpoise that came to worldwide attention in the 1970s. It was disclosed for the first time to the public that salmon fishing trawls were killing thousands of Dall's Porpoise and other cetaceans each year by accidentally capturing them in their nets.

The Dall's Porpoise is the only member of the Phocoenoides genus. It was named after American naturalist W.H. Dall.

Videos of Fastest Dolphin in the world - Dall's Porpoise:

Dall's Porpoises Near Telegraph Cove, BC - The most amazing home videos are here

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