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 clymene (Gray, 1850)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

StenellaGray, 1866accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 English: Clymene dolphin; helmet dolphin; short-snouted spinner dolphin sources: UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms;North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
 French: dauphin de Clyméné
 German: Clymene-Delfin sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Greek: Βραχύρυγχο περιστροφικό δελφίνι sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Italian: stenella Climene sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Lithuanian: Klimenio delfinas sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Polish: stenella nadobna sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Portuguese: golfinho Climene
 Spanish, Castillian: delfín Clímene; delfín Clymene; delfín tornillo del Atlántico sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Turkish: Atlantik dönücü yunusu

Literature

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

Culik, B. 2000. Convention on Migratory Species: Whales and Dolphins.

additional source

Fertl, D., T.A. Jefferson, I.B. Moreno, A.N. Zerbini, and K.D. Mullin. 2003. Distribution of the Clymene dolphin Stenella clymene. Mammal Review 33(3-4): 253-271.

additional source

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

additional source

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

additional source

Jefferson, T. A. and B. E. Curry. (2003). Stenella clymene. Mammalian Species 726:1--5.

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. (2011). Stenella clymene (Gray, 1850). In: Perrin, W.F. 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:137106

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


marine

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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