Common dolphin

Short-Beaked/Common Dolphin
Type of animal: Dolphin
Species: Delphinus delphis
Length: 2.5m/8 ft 2 in
What it looks like: A black and white dolphin with a yellow stripe
Location: Sunshine Beach (EO), Gatama Atoll (EO2)
Forms: Adult only

The Common Dolphin (or Short-Beaked Common Dolphin) is a type of dolphin that could be the most popular dolphin in existance today (tied with the Bottlenose Dolphin)

In-Game Description

"This dolphin is easily recognizable by its yellow and gray hourglass pattern on each side. It likes to form large groups, and a single pod can contain over a thousand dolphins. It is able to dive to 1,000 ft. in about 10 minutes.”

Full of Life

It usually lives in small groups, although very large pods are sometimes seen. This particular dolphin loves to jump; six of them were once recorded jumping 65 - 70 times in just 17 minutes.


Endless Ocean

These are seen at Sunshine Beach at Dolphin Rock.

Endless Ocean 2

These are found in Gatama Atoll, swimming around Dolphin Island.


These usually swim in large groups. One will eventually come to the island for the player to befriend.


  • These can be found day and night in both games.
  • Its special trick is Fly to the Stars!, which is a spin jump but it jumps even higher and spins rapidly.
  • This species is your first partner in Endless Ocean 2.
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