How do dolphins move?


Dolphins move by displacing water with their flukes or tails. The tail acts to push them through the water. The dorsal fin acts like a rudder and the pectoral fins act to turn and move the dolphin. Look here for more information:
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Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Cetacea
Dolphins are aquatic mammals divided into 2 families: Delphinidae, the oceanic, and Platanistidae, the river dolphins. There are more than 30 species of the former, though the 6 largest are often known as whales. There are only 5 species of the latter.
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they move quite like whales.
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