Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata > Subphylum Vertebrata > Superclass Gnathostomata > Superclass Tetrapoda > Class Mammalia > Subclass Theria > Order Cetartiodactyla > Suborder Cetancodonta > Infraorder Cetacea > Superfamily Odontoceti > Family Delphinidae > Genus Stenella

Stenella attenuata (Gray, 1846)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

StenellaGray, 1866accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 English: Graffman's dolphin; kiko; pantropical spotted dolphin; slender dolphin; slender-beaked dolphin; spotted dolphin; spotted porpoise; spotter sources: Jefferson, T.A., S. Leatherwood and M.A. Webber. 1993. Marine mammals of the world. FAO Species Identification Guide. Rome. 312 p.;Shirihai, H. 2002 A complete guide to Antarctic Wildlife: the Birds and Marine Mammals of the Antarctic Continent and the Southern Ocean Alula Press FI 510 pp
 French: dauphin tacheté pantropical
 German: Schlankdelfin sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Greek: Παντροπικό διάστικτο δελφίνι sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Hawaiian: kiko
 Israel (Hebrew): סטנלה ברודה * sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Italian: stenella maculata pantropicale sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Japanese: arari iruka
 Lithuanian: dėmėtasis prodelfinas sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Polish: stenella wysmukła sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Portuguese: golfinho pintado pantropical
 Russian: pyatnistyi delfin
 Slovenian: vitki progasti delfin sources: Davorin Tome
 Spanish, Castillian: delfín manchado pantropical; delfín manchado tropical; delfín moteado; estenela moteada; tonino pintado sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Turkish: pantropik benekli yunusu sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Ukrainian: Дельфін Атенуата; Продельфін атенуата

Literature

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).

basis of record

Mead, J. G. and R. L. Brownell, Jr. (2005). Cetacea. Pages 723--743 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.

additional source

ITIS database

additional source

Rice, D. W. 1998. Marine mammals of the world. Systematics and distribution. Society for Marine Mammalogy Special Publication 4.

additional source

Hershkovitz, P. (1966). Catalog of living whales. U.S. National Museum Bulletin 246:1--259.

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, Stenella spp. Marine Mammal Science 3:99--170.

additional source

Perrin, W. F. (2001). Stenella attenuata. Mammalian Species 683:1--8.

additional source

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

additional source

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008.

additional source

Perrin, W. F., B. Würsig and J. G. M. Thewissen. (2009). Encyclopedia of marine mammals. Academic Press, Amsterdam.

additional source

King, C. (2009). Terrestrial mammals (Chordata). In: Gordon, D. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity. Volume One: Kingdom Animalia. 584 pp

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.

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External Links

Link To GBIF

Citation

Perrin, W. (2012). Stenella attenuata (Gray, 1846). In: Perrin, W.F. (2012) World Cetacea Database. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137105

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


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Importance

EU Habitat Directive:
annex IV EU Habitat Directive Annex IV: Species of community interest in need of strict protection.

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2008-08-20 by William Perrin

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