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Steno bredanensis   (Cuvier, 1828)

rough-toothed dolphin

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Mammalia | Cetacea | Delphinidae

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Pelagic-oceanic; oceanodromous (Ref. 75906); depth range 0 - 3290 m (Ref. 116169).  Tropical; 35°C - ? (Ref. 75906); 90°N - 90°S, 180°W - 180°E

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Atlantic, the Mediterranean and Indo-Pacific. Tropical to temperate.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm 1.0, range 1 - 1 cm Max length : 280 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1394); max. published weight: 150.0 kg (Ref. 1394)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Dolphins are directly caught for use as shark-bait in Sta. Ana and Aparri, Philippines (Ref. 77119). Inhabits deep oceanic waters (Ref. 1394). Often in groups of 10 to 20 individuals (Ref. 801). Feeds in deep waters (Ref. 122680). Feeds on cephalopods and fish like mahi mahi (Ref. 1394).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Tan, J.M.L. 1995. (Ref. 936)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 30 August 2018

CITES status (Ref. 108899)


CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses

Fisheries: commercial; bait: usually
FAO - Fisheries: landings, species profile | FishSource | Sea Around Us

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References
Mass conversion

Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Fisheries: species profile; publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | Gomexsi | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Tree of Life | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 2.4 - 13.9, mean 4.5 (based on 4864 cells).
Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Moderate to high vulnerability (50 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown