Bottlenose dolphins are super swimmers, gliding through the water using their curved dorsal fin on their back, a powerful tail and pointed flippers. They can reach speeds over 30km an hour and dive as deep as 250m below the surface!
Dolphins are born with hairs on their snout, like cat’s whiskar.
Dolphin’s milk has a creamy withe color and contains approximately 66-77% water, 10-30% fat and 8-11% protein.
The Canary Islands chain is one of a group of five situated in the central Altantic Ocean. The others are the Azores, Madeira, the Savage Islands (part of the Madeira Autonomous Region) and Cape Verde. Collectively, they are known as Macaronesia, which is Greek for “islands of the fortunate”.
Tenerife, the biggest island of the Canary archipelago, is one of the best places in the world for biodiversity in its waters ...
Pilot whales are a resident species here in Tenerife and seen on over 99% of our tours. The second largest dolphin species, the Pilot whales live in matrilineal pods, just like their bigger cousins, the Orcas. Costa Adeje in southern Tenerife is home to one of the largest known resident populations of Pilot whales in the world.
Atlantic Spotted dolphins are a transitory off shore species of dolphin. They are the third most commonly observed cetacean species here along Costa Adeje ...
Some video both underwater and above of todays whale and dolphin watching tours along Costa Adeje, Tenerife. Today we observed numerous groups of Pilot whales, Bottlenose dolphins and a large active pod of Atlantic Spotted dolphins. Thanks to all the wonderful people who joined our eco-adventures today to respectfully observe the amazing whales and dolphins of Tenerife. We hope to see you all again soon!
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