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Stenella longirostris Long-beaked Dolphin, Long-snouted Dolphin, Spinner Dolphin


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lexID:
9693 
AphiaID:
137109 
Scientific:
Stenella longirostris 
German:
Ostpazifischer Delfin 
English:
Long-beaked Dolphin, Long-snouted Dolphin, Spinner Dolphin 
Category:
Mammals 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Mammalia (Class) > Cetartiodactyla (Order) > Delphinidae (Family) > Stenella (Genus) > longirostris (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Gray, ), 1828 
Occurrence:
El Salvador, Vereinigte Arabische Emirate, Hong Kong, Ghana, Guadeloupe, Benin, Barbados, Djibouti, West Sahara, Gambia, Suriname, Sint Eustatius and Saba, (the) Maldives, American Samoa, Angola, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Ascencion, St. Helena & Tristan da Cunha, Australia, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Cameroon, China, Columbia, Comores, Congo, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Cuba, Curacao, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East-Atlantic Ocean, Eastern Pacific Ocean, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Fiji, French Guiana, French Polynesia, Galapagos Islands, Grenada, Guam, Guatemala, Gulf of Mexico, Gulf of Oman / Oman, Guyana, Haiti, Hawaii, Honduras, India, Indian Ocean, Indonesia, Iran, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Kiribati, Madagascar, Malaysia, Marschall Islands, Martinique, Mauritius, Micronesia, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, New Caledonia, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Niue, North Atlantic Ocean, North Pacific (Ocean), Northern Mariana Islands, Pacific Ocean, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Philippines, Pitcairn Islands, Puerto Rico, Queensland, Red Sea, Réunion , Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Atlantic, South-Africa, South-Pazific, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tansania, Thailand, the Andaman Sea, The Bahamas, the Cape Verde Archipelago, the Cayman Islands, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, The Gulf of Guinea, the Ivory Coast, the Mediterranean Sea, the Netherlands Antilles, the Nicobar Islands, the Seychelles, Timor, Togo, Tokelau, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tuvalu, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Uruguay, USA, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Virgin Islands, U.S., Wallis and Futuna, West-Atlantic Ocean, Western Pacific Ocean, Yemen 
Sea depth:
0 - 300 Meter 
Size:
47.24" - 90.55" (120cm - 230cm) 
Weight:
80 kg 
Temperature:
- 77 °F (°C - 25°C) 
Food:
Coralfish of all kind, Crabs, Crustaceans, Edible crab, Fish (little fishes) 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Red List:
Data deficient (DD) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
  • Stenella aegles
  • Stenella africana
  • Stenella alyxiae
  • Stenella anomoconis
  • Stenella antillana
  • Stenella araguata
  • Stenella argyreiae
  • Stenella asiatica
  • Stenella ateramni
  • Stenella attenuata
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-05-16 22:46:55 

Husbandry

Stenella longirostris (Gray, 1828)

Many Thank to Keith Wilson for the wonderful Picture for the reeflex.net.

Spinner dolphins, Stenella longirostris (Gray, 1828), aka long-snouted spinner dolphins, measure about 2external link m in length and weigh about 90external link kg


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

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