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 coeruleoalba (Meyen, 1833)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

StenellaGray, 1866accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Albanian: delfini me shirita sources: Dhora, DH. 2008. Fjalor i emrave të kafshëve të Shqipërisë (Emri shkencor – Shqip – Anglisht) / Dictionary of animal names of Albania (Scientific names – Albanian – English). Camaj – Pipa. Shkodër, Albania. pp. 288.
 Arabic: delfin azrak wa abyad
 Bokmål (Norwegian): stripedelfin sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Croatian: prugasti dupin
 Danish: stribet delfin sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: dolfijn van Gray; gestreepte dolfijn sources: Koninklijk Belgisch Instituut voor Natuurwetenschappen: Beheerseenheid Mathematisch Model Noordzee en Schelde-estuarium: Oostende
 English: blue dolphin; blue-white dolphin; Euphrosyne dolphin; Gray's dolphin; streaker porpoise; striped dolphin sources: North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
 English-United States: Striped Dolphin sources: Charles Hussey
 French: dauphin bleu et blanc sources: Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.
 German: blauweißer Delfin; Streifendelfin sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Greek: zónodelfino; Ζωνοδέλφινο sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Israel (Hebrew): stenella mefuspeset
 Italian: delfino dalle briglie; delfino eufrosine; delfino striato; prodelfino bianco-ceruleo; stenella striata
 Japanese: suji iruka
 Lithuanian: dryžuotasis prodelfinas sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: stripedelfin sources: Nova Acta Acad. Caes. Nat. Curios., 16(2):609, pl.
 Norwegian Nynorsk: stripedelfin sources: Nova Acta Acad. Caes. Nat. Curios., 16(2):609, pl.
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): stripedelfin sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Polish: stenella pręgoboka sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Portuguese: golfinho-listrado; golfinho-riscado
 Russian: polosatyi delfin; polosatyi prodelfin; stenella
 Slovenian: navadni progasti delfin sources: Davorin Tome
 Spanish, Castillian: delfín azul; delfín listado; estenela listada
 Swedish: strimmig delfin sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Turkish: cizgili yunus; çizgili yunus sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Ukrainian: Продельфін смугастий; смугастий дельфін sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Welsh: dolffin rhesog

Literature

original description

Meyen, F. J. F. (1833). Beiträge zur Zoologie, gesammelt auf einer Reise um de Erde. Zweite Abhandlung. Säugethiere. IV. Walle. Cetacea. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlichen Leopoldisnisch-Carolinischen Akademie der Naturforscher 16(2);609--610, pl.43.

basis of record

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

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

Archer, F. I., II and W. F. Perrin. (1999). Stenella coeruleoalba. Mammalian Species 603:1--9.

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.

additional source

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

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

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External Links

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Citation

Perrin, W. (2012). Stenella coeruleoalba (Meyen, 1833). 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:137107

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Occurrence

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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.
IUCN:
Red List status LC 2008This species is least concern and is widespread and abundant according to the red list of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.

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