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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
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSteno attenuatus Gray, 1846
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]
Direct child
taxa (2)

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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 editorReunion [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenyan Exclusive Economic Zone [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]
New Zealand
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [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]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnisakis typica (Diesing, 1860) (parasite)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonorygma grimaldii (Moniez, 1899) [via synonym] (parasite)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStrobilocephalus triangularis (Diesing, 1850) [via synonym] (parasite)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetrabothrius forsteri (Krefft, 1871) [via synonym] (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 Global Biotic Interactions (GloBI) 
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 (<i>Stenella attenuata</i>) in the eastern tropical Pacific.
Juvenile pantropical s...
Coastal spotted dolphin (<i>Stenella attenuata graffmani</i>) in the eastern tropical Pacific
Coastal spotted dolphi...
Pantropical spotted dolphin (<i>Stenella attenuata</i>).  Note white-tipped beaks.
Pantropical spotted do...
Pantropical spotted dolphins (<i>Stenella attenuata</i>) on the bow of a ship.  Note unspotted calves.
Pantropical spotted do...
Pantropical spotted dolphins (<i>Stenella attenuata</i>) - mother and calf.
Pantropical spotted do...
Pantropical spotted dolphin (<i>Stenella attenuata</i>) bycaught in tuna purse seine fishery.
Pantropical spotted do...
Pantropical spotted dolphin (<i>Stenella attenuata</i>) 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. (2008). Stenella attenuata (Gray, 1846). In: Perrin, W.F. (2016). World Cetacea Database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137105 on 2016-12-04
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