Data about <i>Tursiops truncatus</i>

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Distribution

Data about <i>Tursiops truncatus</i>
  • Geographic distribution
    A description of the geographic distribution, or range, of the taxon. Includes descriptions of global, regional, or political aspects of range and whether the taxon is native or introduced in portions of the range and endemicity.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/ontology/voc/SPMInfoItems#Distribution
Geographic distribution
Additional detail Adriatic Sea World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Azores Exclusive Economic Zone World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Blankenberge World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Blankenberge World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Eritrea World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail European waters (ERMS scope) World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Greek Exclusive Economic Zone World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Gulf of Maine World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Gulf of Mexico World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Ionian sea World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Irish Exclusive economic Zone World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Kenya World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Kenyan Exclusive Economic Zone World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Madagascar World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Mediterranean Sea World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Mozambique World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail New Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail North West Atlantic World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail North West Atlantic World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Pacific Ocean World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Portuguese Exclusive Economic Zone World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Schelde estuary World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Schelde estuary World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Seychelles World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Somalia World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Spanish Exclusive Economic Zone World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Subantarctic Waters World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Tanzania World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail United Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Wenduine World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Westerschelde World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Wimereux World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail World Oceans World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Zeeland Banks World Register of Marine Species  
  • Latitude
    The geographic latitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are north of the Equator, negative values are south of it. Legal values lie between -90 and 90, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLatitude
Latitude min
Additional detail -53.8 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 62.17 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
  • Longitude
    The geographic longitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are east of the Greenwich Meridian, negative values are west of it. Legal values lie between -180 and 180, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLongitude
Longitude min
Additional detail -152 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 178 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  

Physical Description

Data about <i>Tursiops truncatus</i>
Body length (VT) average
Additional detail 1.05 m newborn animal PanTHERIA  
average Additional detail 3.26 m adult PanTHERIA  
Body mass average
Additional detail 24.37 kg newborn animal PanTHERIA  
average Additional detail 281.04 kg adult PanTHERIA  
Weight
Additional detail 19.35 kg neonate stage AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Additional detail 200.0 kg adult AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Ecology

Data about <i>Tursiops truncatus</i>
Habitat
Additional detail marine habitat
  • Marine habitat
    A habitat that is in or on a sea or ocean containing high concentrations of dissolved salts and other total dissolved solids (typically >35 grams dissolved salts per litre).
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000569
IUCN  
Habitat
Additional detail bay Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail coastal plain
  • Coastal plain
    An area of flat, low-lying land adjacent to a seacoast and separated from the interior by other features.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000090
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail coastal water Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail continental shelf
  • Continental shelf
    The extended perimeter of each continent, which is covered during interglacial periods such as the current epoch by relatively shallow sea.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000223
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail estuary
  • Estuary
    A semi-enclosed coastal body of water with one or more rivers or streams flowing into it, and with a free connection to the open sea.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000045
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail fjord
  • Fjord
    A long and narrow sea inlet with high steeply sloped walled sides. A fjord is a landform created during a period of glaciation.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000039
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail lagoon
  • Lagoon
    A sheet of saline water separated from the open sea by sand or shingle banks. The sheet of water between an offshore reef, especially of coral and mainland. The sheet of water within a ring or horseshoe shaped atoll.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000038
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail oceanic island
  • Oceanic island
    An island that does not sit on a continental shelf, and is of volcanic origin.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000222
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail pelagic zone Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail reef
  • Reef
    A ridge of rocks, lying near the surface of the sea, which may be visible at low tide, but is usually covered by water.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000130
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail sand
  • Sand
    A naturally occurring granular material composed of finely divided rock and mineral particles.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000017
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail shore
  • Shore
    That part of the land in immediate contact with a body of water including the area between high and low water lines.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000304
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail sound
  • Sound
    A large sea or ocean inlet larger than a bay, deeper than a bight, wider than a fjord, or it may identify a narrow sea or ocean channel between two bodies of land.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000393
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail subtropical Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail temperate Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail tropical Environments - EOL project  
Trophic level
Additional detail Carnivore
  • Carnivore
    An animal that mainly eats meat.
    http://www.owl-ontologies.com/unnamed.owl#Primary__Carnivore
PanTHERIA  
Habitat breadth
Additional detail 1 PanTHERIA  
Diet breadth
Additional detail 2 PanTHERIA  
Water nitrate concentration max
Additional detail 23.03 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
Water temperature min
Additional detail 1.74 degrees Celsius OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 29.49 degrees Celsius OBIS Environmental Information  
Water silicate concentration min
Additional detail 0.4 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 15.0 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
Water phosphate concentration min
Additional detail 0.048 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 1.58 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
Water dissolved O2 concentration min
Additional detail 4.25 mL/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 7.72 mL/L OBIS Environmental Information  
Water O2 saturation max
Additional detail 108.89 percent OBIS Environmental Information  
min Additional detail 91.5 percent OBIS Environmental Information  
Water salinity min
Additional detail 30.7 PSU OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 40.33 PSU OBIS Environmental Information  

Life History and Behavior

Data about <i>Tursiops truncatus</i>
Home range average
Additional detail 52.77 km^2 PanTHERIA  
average Additional detail 84.99 km^2 PanTHERIA  
Clutch/brood/litter size average
Additional detail 0.98 individuals PanTHERIA  
Additional detail 1 AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Age at first birth average
Additional detail 5.0 years female PanTHERIA  
Gestation period duration average
Additional detail 1.0 years PanTHERIA  
Inter-birth interval average
Additional detail 2.05 years female PanTHERIA  
Additional detail 2.35 years AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Litters per year
Additional detail 0.5 per year AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
median Additional detail 0.76 PanTHERIA  
Total life span max
Additional detail 51.6 years AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
max Additional detail 46.0 years PanTHERIA  
Population group size average
Additional detail 7 individuals PanTHERIA  
  • Social group size
    Number of individuals in a group that spends the majority of their time in a 24 hour cycle together where there is some indication that these individuals form a social cohesive unit.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/SocialGroupSize
Social group size average
Additional detail 10 individuals PanTHERIA  
Onset of fertility
Additional detail 7.75 years female AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
average Additional detail 9.19 years PanTHERIA  
Additional detail 10.1 years male AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Weaning age average
Additional detail 1.49 years PanTHERIA  
Additional detail 1.5 years AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
  • Prenatal development duration
    The duration of the development from fertilized, deposited or implanted egg to hatching/birth. Corresponds to egg incubation duration in oviparous animals and to gestation period duration in viviparous animals.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/PrenatalDevelopmentDuration
Prenatal development duration
Additional detail 1.0 years AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Conservation

Data about <i>Tursiops truncatus</i>
Iucn red list category
Additional detail least concern
  • Least concern
    A taxon is Least Concern when it has been evaluated against the criteria and does not qualify for Critically Endangered, Endangered, Vulnerable or Near Threatened. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/leastConcern
IUCN  
Population trend
Additional detail Unknown IUCN  
Animal population density average
Additional detail 0.2 individuals per square kilometer PanTHERIA  

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