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. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up
page(s): 77 [details]   
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 2018-06-20
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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. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up
page(s): 77 [details]   

original description  (ofDelphinus capensis Gray, 1828) Gray, J. E. (1828). Original figures and short systematic descriptions of new and unfigured animals. Spicilegia Zoologica. Part 1.
page(s): 1,2 [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. 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. 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. Society for Marine Mammalogy Special Publication. 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. Bulletin of the United States National Museum. (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 Delphinus)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. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record  (ofDelphinus delphus Linnaeus, 1758) Jefferson, T.A., S. Leatherwood and M.A. Webber. 1993. Marine mammals of the world. FAO Species Identification Guide. Rome. 312 p. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofDelphinus capensis Gray, 1828) Cunha, H. A.; De Castro, R. L.; Secchi, E. R.; Crespo, E. A.; Lailson-Brito, J.; Azevedo, A. F.; Lazoski, C.; Solé-Cava, A. M. (2015). Molecular and Morphological Differentiation of Common Dolphins (Delphinus sp.) in the Southwestern Atlantic: Testing the Two Species Hypothesis in Sympatry. PLOS ONE. 10(11): e0140251., available online at https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0140251 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record  (ofDelphinus capensis Gray, 1828) van der Land, J. (2001). Tetrapoda, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 375-376 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source  (ofDelphinus capensis Gray, 1828) Mead, J. G.; Brownell, R. L. Jr. (2005). Cetacea. 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. 723--743., available online at http://www.bucknell.edu/msw3/ [details]   

additional source  (ofDelphinus capensis Gray, 1828) Rice, D. W. (1998). Marine mammals of the world. Systematics and distribution. Society for Marine Mammalogy Special Publication. 4., available online at http://www.marinemammalscience.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/MarineMammalsOfTheWorld.pdf [details]   

additional source  (ofDelphinus capensis Gray, 1828) Hershkovitz, P. (1966). Catalog of Living Whales. Bulletin of the United States National Museum. (246): 1-259., available online at https://doi.org/10.5479/si.03629236.246 [details]   

additional source  (ofDelphinus capensis Gray, 1828) Jefferson, T. A., M. A. Webber and R. L. Pitman. (2008). Marine mammals of the world. Academic Press, Amsterdam. [details]   

additional source  (ofDelphinus capensis Gray, 1828) 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  (ofDelphinus capensis Gray, 1828) Heyning, J. E. and W. F. Perrin. (1994). Evidence for two species of common dolphins (genus Delphinus)from the eastern North Pacific. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County Contributions in Science 442:1-35. [details]   

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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  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]