WoRMS taxon details

Stenella attenuata (Gray, 1846)

137105  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137105)

Clymene punctata Gray, 1866 · unaccepted (synonym)
Clymenia (Steno) attenuatus Flower, 1870 · alternate representation
Clymenia attenuatus Flower, 1882 · unaccepted (synonym)
Clymenia capensis Flower, 1884 · unaccepted (synonym)
Delphinus albirostratus Peale, 1848 · unaccepted (synonym)
Delphinus brevimanus Wagner, 1846 · unaccepted (synonym)
Delphinus malayanus Schlegel, 1841 · unaccepted (synonym)
Delphinus microbrachium Gray, 1850 · unaccepted (synonym)
Delphinus punctatus Gray, 1866 · unaccepted (synonym)
Delphinus velox G. Cuvier, 1829 · unaccepted (synonym)
Prodelphinus alope Lutken, 1889 · unaccepted (synonym)
Prodelphinus attenuatus Flower, 1885 · unaccepted (synonym)
Prodelphinus graffmani Lonnberg, 1934 · unaccepted (synonym)
Stenella graffmani Kellogg, 1940 · unaccepted (synonym)
Stenella pseudodelphis Oliver, 1922 · unaccepted (synonym)
Steno attenuatus Gray, 1846 · unaccepted (basionym)
Steno brevimanus Gray, 1866 · unaccepted (synonym)
Steno capensis Gray, 1865 · unaccepted (synonym)
Steno consimilis Malm, 1871 · unaccepted (synonym)


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Gray J.E. (1846). Zoology of the voyage of H.M.S. Erebus and Terror. Volume 1: Mammalia and Birds. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/6957416
page(s): 44, pl. 28 [details]   
Note Unknown, possibly India.  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Unknown, possibly India. [details]
Distribution distributed worldwide in tropical and some sub-tropical oceans  
Distribution distributed worldwide in tropical and some sub-tropical oceans [details]

Distribution all oceans, between about 40°N and 40°S  
Distribution all oceans, between about 40°N and 40°S [details]
Fordyce, E.; Perrin, W.F. (2023). World Cetacea Database. Stenella attenuata (Gray, 1846). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137105 on 2023-12-05
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
2008-08-20 11:25:36Z

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original description Gray J.E. (1846). Zoology of the voyage of H.M.S. Erebus and Terror. Volume 1: Mammalia and Birds. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/6957416
page(s): 44, pl. 28 [details]   

context source (HKRMS) Jefferson TA. & Hung SK. (2007). An updated, annotated checklist of the marine mammals of Hong Kong. Mammalia 71: pp 105-114. [details]   

context source (RAS) Australian Antarctic Data Centre. , available online at https://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/biodiversity/ [details]   

basis of record 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 Perrin, W. F., E. D. Mitchell, J. G. Mead, D. K. Caldwell, P. J. H. van Bree and W. H. Dawbin. (1987). Revision of the spotted dolphins, <i>Stenella</i> spp. Marine Mammal Science 3:99--170. [details]   

additional source Perrin, W. F. (2001). Stenella attenuata. Mammalian Species 683:1--8. [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. <em>in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia.</em> pp. 431-554. [details]   

additional source Schmidly, D. J. and B. Würsig. 2009. Mammals (Vertebrata: Mammalia) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1343–1352 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [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] 

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

ecology source Looby, A.; Erbe, C.; Bravo, S.; Cox, K.; Davies, H.L.; Di Iorio, L.; Jézéque, Y.; Juanes, F.; Martin, C.W.; Mooney, T.A.; Radford, C.; Reynolds, L.K.; Rice, A.N.; Riera, A.; Rountree, R.; Sprie, B.; Stanley, J.; Vela, S.; Parsons, M.J.G. Underwater Soniferous Behavior Trait Provided in the World Register of Marine Species. <em>(In preparation).</em>  [details]   
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 

From editor or global species database
Holotype Subadult skull in British Museum (Natural History), London; no. 347.b. [details]

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

Type locality Unknown, possibly India. [details]

From other sources
Distribution distributed worldwide in tropical and some sub-tropical oceans [details]

Distribution all oceans, between about 40°N and 40°S [details]

Habitat oceanic [details]
Afrikaans gevlekte dolfyn  [details]
English spotterspotted porpoisespotted dolphinslender-beaked dolphinslender dolphinpantropical spotted dolphinnarrow-snouted dolphinkiko (in Hawaii)Graffman's dolphinCape dolphin  [details]
French dauphin tacheté pantropical  [details]
German schlanker DelphinSchlankdelfin  [details]
Hawaiian kiko  [details]
Hebrew סטנלה ברודה *  [details]
Italian stenella maculata pantropicale  [details]
Japanese マダライルカarari iruka  [details]
Korean jeombagi-dolgorae  [details]
Lithuanian dėmėtasis prodelfinas  [details]
Malagasy lambondriaka pentimpetina  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Παντροπικό διάστικτο δελφίνι  [details]
Polish stenella wysmukła  [details]
Portuguese golfinho pintado pantropicalgolfinho pintado dos tropicos  [details]
Russian pyatnistyi delfin  [details]
Slovenian vitki progasti delfin  [details]
Spanish tonino pintadoestenela moteado pantropicalestenela moteadadelfín pintadodelfín moteadodelfín manchado tropicaldelfín manchado pantropicaldelfin de antifazbufeo manchado  [details]
Thai plaloma lai chut  [details]
Turkish pantropik benekli yunusu  [details]
Ukrainian Продельфін атенуатаДельфін Атенуата  [details]