Dolphins are small whales in the families Delphinidae (marine dolphins, 34 species), Iniidae (Amazon dolphins, 2 species), Lipotidae (whitefin dolphin, 1 species), Platanistidae (Ganges and Indus dolphins, 2 species), and Pontoporiidae (La Plata dolphin, 1 species).

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Blue World - Adriatic Dolphin Project
Information about Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) and this long-running research and conservation project of resident populations in the Mediterranean.
Boto: Inia geoffrensis
Many videos and photographs with details of classification, status, description, range, habitat, biology, threats and conservation.
Bottle-nosed Dolphin: Tursiops truncates
Research project by Samantha Schemberger on this species, including its classification, habitat, adaptations, nutrition, reproduction and interactions with humans.
Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops truncatus)
Photograph, description, distribution and behavior.
Bottlenose Dolphin Research Institute
BDRI engages people worldwide in scientific research and education, aiming to contribute to the conservation of bottlenose dolphins and their marine environment.
Common Dolphin (Delphinus delphis)
Photograph, description, distribution and behavior.
Dolphin Communication Project (DCP)
DCP is a private, non-profit research foundation organized to promote awareness of marine mammal conservation and to increase knowledge of communication behaviors between and among all dolphin species.
The Dolphin Place
Includes great graphics and a very extensive section of the most frequently asked questions about dolphins.
The Dolphin Project
Is a nonprofit all-volunteer organization engaged in conducting a long-term, scientific study of Tursiops truncatus primarily along the coast of Georgia. TDP members seek to contribute to the understanding of marine animals through the sharing of data collected with scientists and other interested organizations and agencies.
Dolphin Research Institute, Inc
Created in 1989 by volunteers who wanted to learn more about the dolphins in Port Phillip Bay in order to protect them and was officially incorporated in 1991 and is a CSIRO accredited research institute.
Dolphin Talk
A global discussion forum for anyone interested in dolphins.
Dolphin's World
Information and facts about bottlenose dolphins, killer whales and river dolphins.
Dolphinkind
Facts about dolphins, echolocation demonstration, many photographs and fun activities.
Dolphins and Man.....Equals?
An illustrated research paper exploring the intelligence of dolphins.
Dolphins of Monkey Mia - Shark Bay Research Foundation
Detailed information on the progress of the activities and goals of the U.S. and Australian foundations supporting research on Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops aduncus) in Monkey Mia, Shark Bay, Western Australia.
Dolphins of the California coast
Includes photographs of dolphin species found along the California coast.
DolphinTrainer
Provides behind the scenes views, information, and insights from working marine mammal trainers and care professionals. Also includes species profiles, career guide, photos, video, book reviews, links, and articles.
Dusky Dolphin: Lagenorhynchus obscurus
Many videos and photographs with details of classification, status, description, range, habitat, biology, threats and conservation.
False Killer Whale (Pseudorca crassidens)
Photograph, description, distribution and behavior.
False Killer Whale (Pseudorca crassidens)
Species description, habitat, distribution, population trends, threats and conservation efforts.
Fraser’s Dolphin: Lagenodelphis hosei
Photographs and information from ARKive including classification, status, description, range, habitat, biology, threats and conservation.
Ganges River Dolphin (Platanista gangetica)
Fact sheet from EDGE, a conservation organization that focuses specifically on threatened species that represent a significant amount of unique evolutionary history.
Hong Kong Dolphinwatch
In Hong Kong's scenic western harbor, a population of Indo-Pacific Humpback dolphins, or Chinese White Dolphins are fighting to survive. Founded in 1995 to raise awareness of these dolphins and the threats they face.
Indus River Dolphin (Platanista minor)
Fact sheet from EDGE, a conservation organization that focuses specifically on threatened species that represent a significant amount of unique evolutionary history.
International Dolphin Watch
Non-profit organization dedicated to the study and care of dolphins, especially their relationship with humans.
International Marine Mammal Project
International organization dedicated to restoring freedom for all captive dolphins and whales.
Irawaddy Dolphin: Orcaella brevirostris
Information on the threats this species faces and the efforts being made by the Wildlife Conservation Society to reduce these.
Long-finned Pilot Whale
Description, information, photographs and videos of Globicephala melas, which is not a whale but a dolphin.
Marine Research Organization
Includes information on a Danish research project about whitebeaked dolphins in the North Sea.
Melon-headed Whale (Peponocephala electra)
Photograph, description, distribution and behavior.
Mystical Dolphins
Provides a beautiful selection of wild dolphin photos set to midi music.
Pacific White-Sided Dolphin (Lagenorhychus obliquidens)
Includes identification, natural history, movie, distribution and status in Canada.
Peale’s Dolphin: Lagenorhynchus australis
Videos and photographs with details of classification, status, description, range, habitat, biology, threats and conservation.
Pygmy Killer Whale (Feresa attenuata)
Photograph, description, distribution and behavior.
Risso's Dolphin
Factsheet on Grampus griseus from the Hebrideal Whale and Dolphin Trust providing photographs and general information.
Risso's Dolphin (Grampus griseus)
Photograph, description, distribution and behavior.
Rough-toothed Dolphin (Steno bredanensis)
Photograph, description, distribution and behavior.
Sarasota Dolphin Research Program
Group's primary contributions, since the program's inception in 1970, have been toward understanding the biology, behavior, ecology, health, and population dynamics of coastal bottlenose dolphins.
Short-finned Pilot Whale (Globicephala macrorhynchus)
Photograph, description, distribution and behavior.
Solitary Dolphins
Article about cetaceans which particularly seek out human company, especially the bottlenose dolphins around Ireland.
Tursiops truncatus
Taxonomy, description and photograph of the bottlenose dolphin, its habitat and distribution, life history, community ecology and special status.
White-beaked Dolphin
Factsheet from the Hebrideal Whale and Dolphin Trust providing general information on Lagenorhynchus albirostris.
White-beaked Dolphin: Lagenorhynchus albirostris
Videos and photographs with details of classification, status, description, range, habitat, biology, threats and conservation.
Whitebeaked Dolphins Research
An expedition and research project studying whitebeaked dolphin populations in the North Sea.
Wild Dolphins
Contains poetry, stories and photos.
The World of Dolphin
Facts about dolphins.
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