Dall's Porpoise Identification Tips

ID: thick body; rooster-tail splash at high speeds; black and white coloration, but NO eye spots
Size: adults average 6 ft and weigh ~ 490 lb
Color: black with white on sides and belly
Dorsal fin: pointed dorsal fin (triangle shaped) with white on trailing edge of fin
Group size: typically seen in groups of 2-20 individuals
Behaviors: bowride or surf in wakes, rooster-tail splash at top speeds (35 mph), rarely acrobatic

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