whaleOrder Cetacea

Family Delphinidae

Scientific Name

Steno bredanensis

Thumbnail Description

They are typically social animals

Size and Weight

LENGTH: 2.09 to 2.83 m (6.9 to 9.3 ft)

WEIGHT: 90 and 155 kg (198 and 342 lb);

Habitat

Deep warm waters

Distribution

Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, Indian Ocean, Mediterranean Sea

Diet

Silversides, sauries, houndfish, smelts, cutlassfish, squid, octopuses

Reproduction

Unknown

Population

150,000

Lifespan

Unknown

Speed

Unknown

Predators

Killer whales, sharks

Sounds

Long whistles, clicks

Group Name

School

Behavior

Unknown

Conservation Status

Least Concern