See & ID Dolphins & Whales 4+

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Designed for iPhone

    • 5.0 • 1 Rating
    • Free

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Wildlife and nature enthusiast, dolphin tours, eco-tours, whale watching tours, educators and scientists will find the See & ID Dolphins & Whales app useful to identify and learn about dolphins, whales, seals and manatees while also learning how they can protect marine mammals by responsibly watching them in the wild.

This app provides information about marine mammals in the Southeastern United States (Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, North Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands), including:
> Identification: illustrations, photos and physical descriptions (size, color, body shape)
> Biology: behaviors, diet, life history
> Habitat: distribution (including map)
> Conservation: status (protected / endangered), population size, and threats
> Viewing guidelines: never feed, pet, touch or swim with marine mammals in the wild. If you see a marine mammal, follow these viewing guidelines to help reduce disturbance and ensure you are following the law (Marine Mammal Protection Act). To view bottlenose dolphins in the wild, visit to locate a tour near you.

This app is especially useful to anyone who enjoys dolphin watching, whale watching, wildlife eco-tours, dolphin tours and manatee tours. The app serves as an electronic field guide to marine mammals and provides tips for how to watch dolphins, whales, seals and manatees safely. For example, you will learn why it is not a good idea to swim with dolphins in the wild because of the potential disturbance and harassment and for your own safety. You will also learn more about why feeding a dolphin in the wild is harmful. Overall, you will learn how to watch marine mammals without disturbing them, which will allow you to see and enjoy all their natural behaviors.

What’s New

Version 1.2.20

> Corrected image for True's Beaked Whale
> Bug fixes

Ratings and Reviews

5.0 out of 5
1 Rating

1 Rating

ShatchiFlower ,

Simple but elegant

I enjoy this app a lot. It’s very simple and rudimentary, but it’s designed well. I’m now getting an error that the developer needs to update for the current os. I hope they do. I like it very much.

App Privacy

The developer, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, has not provided details about its privacy practices and handling of data to Apple. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

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