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Risso's Dolphin off the Calf of Man A large dolphin growing up to 4 metres.  Seen regularly off the Isle of Man but infrequently. Calf of Man,Grampus griseus,Isle of Man,Rissos dolphin Click/tap to enlarge

Risso's Dolphin off the Calf of Man

A large dolphin growing up to 4 metres. Seen regularly off the Isle of Man but infrequently.

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Risso's dolphin is the only species of dolphin in the genus ''Grampus''. It is commonly known as the Monk dolphin among Taiwanese fishermen. Some of the closest related species to these dolphins include: pilot whales, pygmy killer whales, melon-headed whales, and false killer whales.

Similar species: Even-toed Ungulates
Species identified by NattyOne
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By NattyOne

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Uploaded Aug 14, 2021. Captured Aug 14, 2021 17:55.
  • Canon EOS 7D Mark II
  • f/7.1
  • 1/790s
  • ISO1000
  • 400mm