Taxon profile


Pan-tropical Spotted Dolphin
Stenella attenuata (Gray, 1846)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Cetartiodactyla - even-toed ungulates »  family Delphinidae - dolphins »  genus Stenella

Scientific synonyms

Steno attenuatus J.E. Gray, 1846
Stenella capensis
Stenella dubius
Stenella dubia
Stenella malayana
Stenella punctata

Other names

= Pantropical Spotted Dolphin

Least Concern

Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Stenella attenuata attenuata Gray, 1846
subspecies Stenella attenuata graffmani Lönnberg, 1934

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [f1d2c5d9-00d6-4897-98b4-418f21fab89c]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Stenella attenuata (J.E. Gray, 1846)]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [] [as Stenella attenuata Gray, 1846]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Stenella attenuata (Gray, 1846)]

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