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  • 1. Spotted Dolphin (Stenella attenuata) By: Kimberly Cancilla Biology period 1
  • 2. Statistics
    • Birth length is 80-90cm
    • Adults are about 2.5 m long and weigh 120 kg.
    • Sexual maturity is reached at 10 years in females and 12 years in males.
    • Lifespan is approximately 40 years.
    • Spotted Dolphins have a long thin beak. The upper and lower jaws are darkly colored but are separated by thin white “lips”.
  • 3. Habitat
    • Pan tropical Spotted dolphins live mainly in tropical or warm waters, and are found in the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian oceans.
    • They are often seen around islands and there are populations in the Eastern Tropical Pacific, the Western North Atlantic, the Gulf of Mexico and around Hawaii.
  • 4. Conservation Status
    • Not endangered
    • Hunted
    • Pan tropical spotted dolphins are considered to be in Lower Risk according to Conservation Dependent in the IUCN Redlist.
  • 5. Food Source
    • Spotted Dolphins consume mostly fish and crustaceans.
    • They have a big appetite to consume most things.
  • 6. Habitat map
    • This map shows where Spotted Dolphins are from and where they migrate to.
  • 7. Fun Facts!
    • When spotted Dolphins are born, they are born without spots. After they mature they get their spots!
    • They usually swim along with Spinner Dolphins!
    • They will form groups ranging from 5-15 or 1-50, although groups of hundred have often been formed!
  • 8. Works Cited
    • &quot;Spotted Dolphin | Cetacean Fact Sheet | American Cetacean Society.&quot; ACS - American Cetacean Society . American Cetacean Society, 2006. Web. 01 May 2011. <http://www.acsonline.org/factpack/SpottedDolphin.htm>.
    • &quot; Spotted Dolphins, Stenella attenuata at MarineBio.org&quot;. MarineBio.org . 03 May 2011 < http://marinebio.org/species.asp?id=345>. Last updated: 4/23/2011 1:33:52 AM. Note: If no author is given under the main page title, the source is cited instead.
    • &quot;Spotted Dolphins, Stenella Attenuata at MarineBio.org.&quot; MarineBio.org - Marine Biology, Ocean Life Conservation, Sea Creatures, Biodiversity, Oceans Research... Convention on Migratory Species, 2010. Web. 28 Apr. 2011. <http://marinebio.org/species.asp?id=345>.