Guiana dolphin (Sotalia guianensis)
Español: entre los estados Sucre y Anzoategui al oriente del pais
Date 22 May 2006
The Guiana dolphin (Sotalia guianensis), also known as the estuarine dolphin, is a dolphin found in the coastal waters to the north and east of South America, and east of Central America. It is a member of the oceanic dolphin family (Delphinidae). The Guiana dolphin (Sotalia guianensis) is frequently described as looking similar to the bottlenose dolphin. However, it is typically smaller, at only up to 2.1 m. Order: Artiodactyla, Infraorder: Cetacea, Family: Delphinidae, Genus: Sotalia, Species: Sotalia guianensis (van Bénéden, 1864).