The main prey species of dusky dolphins include anchovy (the southern form), squid and schooling shrimps. Dusky dolphins feed both at bottom and at the surface (Dawson 1985). They generally feed with cooperative herding of large schools of small fish by aggregations of up to 300 dolphins.
Animal Foods: fish; mollusks; aquatic crustaceans
Primary Diet: carnivore (Piscivore )