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Abu Dhabi, UAEWednesday 27 March 2019

Which dolphin is it?

The UAE Dolphin Project is asking residents to help with its research by photographing the marine mammals and logging each sighting on its website. We highlight some of the most common places for dolphin spotting in the UAE and the best ways to identify the different species.
Indo-Pacific Humpbacked Dolphin. Roland Seitre / Minden Pictures / Corbis
Indo-Pacific Humpbacked Dolphin. Roland Seitre / Minden Pictures / Corbis

The UAE is home to two dolphin and one porpoise species, each of which can be identified by its dorsal fin, overall size and colour. The UAE Dolphin Project is asking residents to help with its research by photographing the marine mammals and logging each sighting on its website. We highlight some of the most common places for dolphin spotting in the UAE and the best ways to identify the different species.

Updated: September 25, 2014 04:00 AM

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