Dusky Dolphin leaps clear of the water near Kaikoura

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Dusky Dolphin leaps clear of the water near Kaikoura - Dolphin
At sea off Kaikoura, Canterbury, South Island, New Zealand (February 2007)

Boat trip run by Dolphin Encounter to photograph & swim with Dusky Dolphins. Sea conditions were very choppy so the boat was pitching heavily.

Status is classified as Data Deficient. For more information on this species of dolphin see the following links:
IUCN Red List of Threatened Species / Lagenorhynchus obscurus
ARKive / Dusky dolphin (Lagenorhynchus obscurus)
Wikipedia / Dusky dolphin

Tv(Shutter Speed) 1/2000
Av(Aperture Value) 5.6
Exposure Compensation 0
ISO Speed 400


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