Atlantic spotted dolphin
Definition of Atlantic spotted dolphin
: a dolphin (Stenella frontalis) widely distributed in temperate and tropical waters of the Atlantic that is typically dark gray above with profuse, light-colored spots and light gray to white below with dark-colored spots The beached animals were Atlantic spotted dolphins, noted for their dark gray skin covered in white spots and an ability to swim fast and make spectacular leaps. — Dallas Morning News, 7 Jan. 1998
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