The good news is that dolphins don't breathe through their mouths, so even though Salome had to swim around with a dolphin tail sticking out for a while it all worked out in the end.
Natiq and Solome don't just eat random dolphins. Most of the ones they prey on are part of a gang that picked on Solome, so this male has already been inside her, so to speak. Just not with his entire body. 83