Atlantic White-Sided Dolphin
About the Species
Atlantic white-sided dolphins are found in the temperate waters of the North Atlantic. In the United States, they are found off the coast of North Carolina to Maine. They are named after their distinctive yellowish-tan streak on their sides.
Atlantic white-sided dolphins, like all marine mammals, are protected under the Marine Mammal Protection Act.
NOAA Fisheries is committed to conserving and protecting Atlantic white-sided dolphins. Our scientists and partners use a variety of innovative techniques to study, learn more about, and protect this species.
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