Daddy am I eating Flipper?

There is a lot of confusion when it comes to using the word “dolphin”. Many of us grew up watching “Flipper” on TV and were told it was a bottle nosed dolphin when it was really a porpoise. The names, dolphin and porpoise, as they are now commonly used, refer to the mammal. Dolphin also happens to be the name of a fish family. It can get confusing if you’re not careful. Continue reading