Bahamas, Grand Bahama Bank, Atlantic spotted dolphin (Stenella frontalis) underwater
Bahamas, Grand Bahama Bank, Atlantic spotted dolphin (Stenella frontalis) underwater

Order Cetacea

Family Delphinidae

Scientific Name

Stenella frontalis

Thumbnail Description

The Atlantic spotted dolphin was first described by Cuvier in 1828

Size and Weight

LENGTH: 2.26 m (7 ft 5 in) (male); 2.29 m (7 ft 6 in) (female)

WEIGHT: 140 kg (310 lb) (male); 130 kg (290 lb) (female)

Habitat

Temperate, tropical areas

Distribution

Gulf Stream, North Atlantic Ocean

Diet

Unknown

Reproduction

Unknown

Population

100,000

Lifespan

Unknown

Speed

Unknown

Predators

Unknown

Sounds

Unknown

Group Name

School

Behavior

Unknown

Conservation Status

Data Deficient

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