Stenella attenuata — Facts & Information

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Data about <i>Stenella attenuata</i>

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Distribution

Data about <i>Stenella attenuata</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 Comores World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail European waters (ERMS scope) World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Gulf of Mexico 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 Mauritius 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 Reunion World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Seychelles World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Somalia World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Tanzania 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 -34.6 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 41.77 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 -155 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 167.05 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  

Physical Description

Data about <i>Stenella attenuata</i>
Body length (VT) average
Additional detail 2.13 m adult PanTHERIA  
Body mass average
Additional detail 10.0 kg newborn animal PanTHERIA  
average Additional detail 65.73 kg adult PanTHERIA  
Weight
Additional detail 10.0 kg neonate stage AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Additional detail 112.5 kg adult AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Ecology

Data about <i>Stenella attenuata</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 mediterranean sea biome
  • Mediterranean sea biome
    The mediterranean sea biome comprises mostly enclosed seas that have limited exchange of deep water with outer oceans and where the water circulation is dominated by salinity and temperature differences rather than winds.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000047
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail mesopelagic zone
  • Mesopelagic zone
    The zone of an ocean immediately below the photic zone down to a depth where the water temperature is 10degC (the thermocline).
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000213
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 peak Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail pelagic zone Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail photic zone
  • Photic zone
    The zone of an ocean from the surface to 200m where photosynthesis can occur, due to the penetration of light.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000209
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail sea
  • Sea
    A large expanse of saline water usually connected with an ocean.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000016
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 subtropical Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail temperate Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail thermocline
  • Thermocline
    A layer within a water body where the temperature changes rapidly with depth.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002269
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 depth max
Additional detail 60 m OBIS Environmental Information  
Water nitrate concentration min
Additional detail 0.036 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 10.24 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
Water temperature min
Additional detail 10.81 degrees Celsius OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 29.45 degrees Celsius OBIS Environmental Information  
Water silicate concentration min
Additional detail 0.79 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 7.4 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
Water phosphate concentration min
Additional detail 0.058 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 0.89 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
Water dissolved O2 concentration min
Additional detail 4.28 mL/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 6.56 mL/L OBIS Environmental Information  
Water O2 saturation max
Additional detail 106.01 percent OBIS Environmental Information  
min Additional detail 94.6 percent OBIS Environmental Information  
Water salinity min
Additional detail 31.74 PSU OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 36.79 PSU OBIS Environmental Information  

Life History and Behavior

Data about <i>Stenella attenuata</i>
Clutch/brood/litter size average
Additional detail 0.99 individuals PanTHERIA  
Additional detail 1 AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Gestation period duration average
Additional detail 345.19 days PanTHERIA  
Inter-birth interval
Additional detail 3.07 years AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
average Additional detail 5.16 years female PanTHERIA  
Litters per year
Additional detail 0.3 per year AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
median Additional detail 0.48 PanTHERIA  
Total life span max
Additional detail 46 years AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
max Additional detail 46.0 years PanTHERIA  
Population group size average
Additional detail 509 individuals PanTHERIA  
Onset of fertility average
Additional detail 7.59 years PanTHERIA  
Additional detail 8.17 years female AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Additional detail 10.83 years male AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Weaning age average
Additional detail 340.66 days PanTHERIA  
Additional detail 1.49 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 345 days AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Conservation

Data about <i>Stenella attenuata</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  

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