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 frontalis (Cuvier, 1829)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

StenellaGray, 1866accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Dutch: gevlekte dolfijn
 English: Atlantic spotted dolphin; bridled dolphin; bridled porpoise; Cape dolphin; Cuvier's porpoise; gamin; Gulf Stream spotted dolphin; long-snouted dolphin; narrow-snouted dolphin sources: North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
 French: dauphin bridé; dauphin tacheté de l'Atlantique
 German: Atlantischer Fleckendelfin; Zügeldelfin sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Greek: Στικτοδέλφινο του Ατλαντικού sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Italian: stenella maculata atlantica sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Lithuanian: didžiakaktis prodelfinas sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Polish: stenella plamiasta sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Russian: уздечковый продельфин sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Slovenian: atlantski progasti delfin sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Spanish, Castillian: delfín embridado; delfín oceánico; delfín pintado sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Turkish: Atlantik benekli yunusu sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Ukrainian: Продельфін вуздечковий

Literature

original description

Cuvier, G. (1829). Le Règne Animal, distribué d'après son organisation, pour servir de base à l'histoire naturelle des animaux et d'introduction à l'anatomie comparée. Edition 2. v. 2: i-xv + 1-406.

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

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

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

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. (2002). Stenella frontalis. Mammalian Species 702:1--6.

additional source

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

Genbank

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External Links

Link To GBIF

Citation

Perrin, W. (2011). Stenella frontalis (Cuvier, 1829). 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:137108

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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.
IUCN:
Red List status DD 2008This species is data deficient, there is inadequate information to make a direct, or indirect, assessment of its risk of extinction based on its distribution and/or population status according to the red list of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.

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