WoRMS taxon details

Delphinus delphis Linnaeus, 1758

137094  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137094)

accepted
Species
marine
Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up
page(s): 77 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Note "Oceano Europaeo"  
From editor or global species database
Type locality "Oceano Europaeo" [details]
Distribution circumglobal  
Distribution circumglobal [details]

Distribution East Pacific; Eastern Atlantic Ocean; Indo-West Pacific; Western Atlantic Ocean  
Distribution East Pacific; Eastern Atlantic Ocean; Indo-West Pacific; Western Atlantic Ocean [details]
Perrin, W.F. (2018). World Cetacea Database. Delphinus delphis Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137094 on 2018-11-16
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up
page(s): 77 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (ofDelphinus capensis Gray, 1828) Gray, J. E. (1828). Original figures and short systematic descriptions of new and unfigured animals. <em>Spicilegia Zoologica.</em> 1-48.
page(s): 1,2 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

context source (HKRMS) Jefferson TA. (2005). Monitoring of Indo-Pacific Hampback Dolphin (Sousa chinensis) in Hong Kong waters - Data Analysis. Final report. Submitted to the Agriculture &Fisheries and Conservation Department, The Hong Kong SAR Government. [details]   

additional source Carwardine, M., E. Hoyt, R. E. Fordyce and P. Gill. 1998. Whales, dolphins and porpoises. Time-Life Books. Nature Company Guides, USA. 288 p. [details]   

additional source Mead, J. G.; Brownell, R. L. Jr. (2005). Cetacea. <em>In Wilson, D.E. & D.M. Reeder (eds). Mammal Species of the World. A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed), Johns Hopkins University Press, 2,142 pp.</em> 723--743., available online at http://www.bucknell.edu/msw3/ [details]   

additional source Rice, D. W. (1998). Marine mammals of the world. Systematics and distribution. <em>Society for Marine Mammalogy Special Publication.</em> 4., available online at http://www.marinemammalscience.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/MarineMammalsOfTheWorld.pdf [details]   

additional source Hershkovitz, P. (1966). Catalog of Living Whales. <em>Bulletin of the United States National Museum.</em> (246): 1-259., available online at https://doi.org/10.5479/si.03629236.246 [details]   

additional source Jefferson, T. A., M. A. Webber and R. L. Pitman. (2008). Marine mammals of the world. Academic Press, Amsterdam. [details]   

additional source IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, available online at http://www.iucnredlist.org [details]   

additional source Perrin, W.F.; Würsig, B.; Thewissen, J.G.M. (2009). Encyclopedia of marine mammals. Second edition. Academic Press: London. ISBN 978-0-12-373553-9. xxix, 1316 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Heyning, J. E. and W. F. Perrin. (1994). Evidence for two species of common dolphins (genus <i>Delphinus</i>)from the eastern North Pacific. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County Contributions in Science 442:1-35. [details]   

additional source King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicoll, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, S.; Macadie, I. (2009). Phylum Chordata: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 431-554. [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Distribution circumglobal [details]

Holotype None, based on descriptions by authors [details]

IUCN Red List Category subpopulation Mediterranean common dolphin : Endangered (EN) [details]

IUCN Red List Category Least Concern (LC) [details]

Type locality "Oceano Europaeo" [details]

From other sources
Diet small fish and cephalopods [details]

Dimensions Length: male 1.7-2.2 m (5.5-7'), female 1.5-2 m (5-6.5'), at birth .7 m (2.5') [details]

Distribution East Pacific; Eastern Atlantic Ocean; Indo-West Pacific; Western Atlantic Ocean [details]

Habitat oceanic, tropical to temperate [details]

Habitat mainly offshore [details]
 

LanguageName 
Afrikaans gewone dolfyn  [details]
Albanian delfini i zakonshëm  [details]
Aleut angaigik  [details]
Basque marzuplaizurde arrunta  [details]
Bulgarian Обикновен делфинДелфинobiknoven delfin  [details]
Catalan dofí comu  [details]
Czech delfín obecný  [details]
Danish almindelige Delphinalmindelig delfin  [details]
Dutch gewone dolfijndolfijn  [details]
English whitebelly porpoiseshort-beaked saddle-backed dolphinshort-beaked saddleback dolphinshort-beaked common dolphinsea porpoisesaddle-backed dolphinsaddle-back dolphinlong-beaked saddle-back dolphinlong-beaked common dolphincommon dolphinBaja-neritic common dolphin [from synonym]  [details]
French dauphin vulgairedauphin ordinairedauphin delphisdauphin commun à petit becdauphin commun à long bec [from synonym]dauphin commundauphin à bande fauvedauphincamusbec d'oie  [details]
German kurzschnäuziger gemeiner Delphingemeiner DelphinDelphinDelfin  [details]
Hebrew דולפין מובהק  [details]
Icelandic hundfiscurhuisenhofrung  [details]
Indonesian lumba-lumba biasa  [details]
Italian tombarellodelfino comune delfino  [details]
Japanese マイルカハセイルカ [from synonym]tobi irukasuzume-irukama iruka  [details]
Kalaallisut ardlusarsuk  [details]
Korean jjalbeun-buri-cham-dolgoraeginburi-cham-dolgorae [from synonym]  [details]
Lithuanian paprastasis delfinas  [details]
Malayalam chankan eedi  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Κοινό δελφίνι  [details]
Norwegian spinghvalspingerspidsnudet delfindolffindelphin  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål gulflankedelfindelfin  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk gulflankedelfindelfin  [details]
Polish delfin zwyczajnydelfin pospolity  [details]
Portuguese toninha comumgolfinho-comum-de-bico-longo [from synonym]golfinho  [details]
Romanian delfinusdelfinul comun  [details]
Russian обыкновенный дельфиндельфин белобочкаobyknovennyi delfinbyelobochka (Black Sea)byelobochka  [details]
Slovenian navadni delfin  [details]
Spanish tonino de mardelfin tollinodelfin rayadodelfin panza blancadelfín común de rostro largo [from synonym]delfín común de rostro cortodelfín común  [details]
Swedish springaredelphindelfin  [details]
Tamil pomigrapanavai meen  [details]
Telugu ganupuli  [details]
Thai plaloma pak yao [from synonym]  [details]
Turkish yunustyrtaktirtak yunustirtak  [details]
Ukrainian Дельфін білобочкаБілобочка чорноморська  [details]
Welsh dolffin cyffredin  [details]