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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStenella attenuata (Gray, 1846) 
AphiaID: 137105

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTetrapoda (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMammalia (Class) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTheria (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCetartiodactyla (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCetancodonta (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCetacea (Infraorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdontoceti (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStenella (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStenella attenuata (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStenella Gray, 1866
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClymene punctata Gray, 1866 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClymenia (Steno) attenuatus Flower, 1870 · accepted, alternate representation
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClymenia attenuatus Flower, 1882 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClymenia capensis Flower, 1884 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus albirostratus Peale, 1848 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus brevimanus Wagner, 1846 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus malayanus Schlegel, 1841 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus microbrachium Gray, 1850 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus pseudodelphis Wiegmann in Wagner, 1840 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus punctatus Gray, 1866 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus velox G. Cuvier, 1829 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLagenorhynchus albirostratus Peale, 1848 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLagenorhynchus coeruleoalbus Cassin, 1858 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProdelphinus alope Lutken, 1889 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProdelphinus attenuatus Flower, 1885 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProdelphinus brevimanus H. Gervais in Van Beneden & Gervais, 1880 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProdelphinus capensis Trouessart, 1898 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProdelphinus graffmani Lonnberg, 1934 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStenella graffmani Kellogg, 1940 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStenella pseudodelphis Oliver, 1922 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSteno attenuatus Gray, 1846 (basionym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSteno brevimanus Gray, 1866 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSteno capensis Gray, 1865 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSteno consimilis Malm, 1871 (synonym)
Sources  original description Gray J.E. (1846). Zoology of the voyage of H.M.S. Erebus and Terror, 1(Mammalia):48, pl. 1, fig. 1 (baleen).
page(s): 44, pl. 28 [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Afrikaans Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorgevlekte dolfyn  [details]
English Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorspotterChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorspotted porpoiseUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorspotted dolphinChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorslender-beaked dolphinChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorslender dolphinUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpantropical spotted dolphinChecked: verified by a taxonomic editornarrow-snouted dolphinChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorkiko (in Hawaii)Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGraffman's dolphinChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCape dolphin  [details]
French Checked: verified by a taxonomic editordauphin tacheté pantropical  [details]
German Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorschlanker DelphinUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSchlankdelfin  [details]
Hawaiian Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorkiko  [details]
Hebrew Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorסטנלה ברודה *  [details]
Italian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorstenella maculata pantropicale  [details]
Japanese Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorarari iruka  [details]
Korean Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorjeombagi-dolgorae  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordėmėtasis prodelfinas  [details]
Malagasy Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorlambondriaka pentimpetina  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΠαντροπικό διάστικτο δελφίνι  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorstenella wysmukła  [details]
Portuguese Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorgolfinho pintado pantropicalChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorgolfinho pintado dos tropicos  [details]
Russian Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorpyatnistyi delfin  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorvitki progasti delfin  [details]
Spanish Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortonino pintadoChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorestenela moteado pantropicalChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorestenela moteadaChecked: verified by a taxonomic editordelfín pintadoUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordelfín moteadoUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordelfín manchado tropicalChecked: verified by a taxonomic editordelfín manchado pantropicalChecked: verified by a taxonomic editordelfin de antifazChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorbufeo manchado  [details]
Thai Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorplaloma lai chut  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpantropik benekli yunusu  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorПродельфін атенуатаUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorДельфін Атенуата  [details]
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 Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStenella attenuata attenuata (Gray, 1846)
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStenella attenuata graffmani Perrin, 1990
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Comores
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorComores [details]
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenyan Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReunion [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mediterranean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnisakis typica (Diesing, 1860) (parasite)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (7 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (47 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (340 nucleotides; 204 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype Subadult skull in British Museum (Natural History), London; no. 347.b. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIUCN Red List Category Least Concern (LC) [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Unknown, possibly India. [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution all oceans, between about 40°N and 40°S [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution distributed worldwide in tropical and some sub-tropical oceans [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat oceanic [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Juvenile pantropical spotted dolphin (Stenella attenuata) in the eastern tropical Pacific.
Juvenile pantropical s...
Coastal spotted dolphin (Stenella attenuata graffmani) in the eastern tropical Pacific
Coastal spotted dolphi...
Pantropical spotted dolphin (Stenella attenuata).  Note white-tipped beaks.
Pantropical spotted do...
Pantropical spotted dolphins (Stenella attenuata) on the bow of a ship.  Note unspotted calves.
Pantropical spotted do...
Pantropical spotted dolphins (Stenella attenuata) - mother and calf.
Pantropical spotted do...
Pantropical spotted dolphin (Stenella attenuata) bycaught in tuna purse seine fishery.
Pantropical spotted do...
Pantropical spotted dolphin (Stenella attenuata) newborn calves bycaught in tuna purse seine fishery.
Pantropical spotted do...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137105
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2008-08-20 11:25:36Z  checked  Perrin, William
  
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  Citation: Perrin, W. (2014). Stenella attenuata (Gray, 1846). In: Perrin, W.F. (2014) World Cetacea Database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137105 on 2014-12-28
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