STRIPED DOLPHIN
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Stenella coeruleoalba
PHOTO: Scott Hill. National Marine Mammal Laboratory (subdivision ...
Striped Dolphin
The Striped Dolphin is found in temperate and tropical waters of
all the world's oceans.

They are some of...
Anatomy
The markings and coloration of this species may vary by
individual and geographical location.
They have a distinct...
Anatomy
Stenella coeruleoalba ranges in body length from 6 to 9 feet. 

These dolphins can reach weigh up to 350 lbs for m...
Habitat
This cetaceans inhabits temperate and tropical pelagic waters.

They avoid sea surface temperatures of less than 2...
Habitat
The Striped Dolphin has been observed in
New Zealand

The Mediterranean Sea

Eastern and western Pacific Ocean

At...
Behavior
Striped dolphins are usually found in groups between 25 and 100
individuals, but have been occasionally seen in l...
Behavior
They are very active, performing maneuvers above the surface of
the water, chin slaps and a unique behavior calle...
Feeding
Spinner Dolphin seems to have an opportunistic feeding habit.

The diet varies with geographical location.
BIOEXPE...
Feeding
Spinner Dolphin seems to have an opportunistic feeding habit.

The diet varies with geographical location.
BIOEXPE...
Reproduction
They are polygamous.

Males reach sexual maturity between 7 and 15 years and females
between 5 and 13 years.
...
Reproduction
Gestation lasts approximately one year and there is a three or four
year gap between calving. 

The estimated...
Threats
The poor environmental conditions and their habitat degradation
are threats for dolphins. 

This species is protec...
Threats
Populations around the world are in serious decline due to
hunting and disease. 

Fishermen kill dolphins caught i...
Find us...
PHOTO COPYRIGHT: Scott Hill. National Marine Mammal Laboratory (subdivision of National Oceanic and Atmospheric...
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  1. 1. STRIPED DOLPHIN BIOEXPEDITION.COM Stenella coeruleoalba PHOTO: Scott Hill. National Marine Mammal Laboratory (subdivision of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
  2. 2. Striped Dolphin The Striped Dolphin is found in temperate and tropical waters of all the world's oceans.
 They are some of the most abundant and widespread dolphins in the world. BIOEXPEDITION.COM
  3. 3. Anatomy The markings and coloration of this species may vary by individual and geographical location. They have a distinctive pattern of blue and white stripes along the body. The underside is blue, white or pink. The sides are darker than the belly. BIOEXPEDITION.COM
  4. 4. Anatomy Stenella coeruleoalba ranges in body length from 6 to 9 feet. 
 These dolphins can reach weigh up to 350 lbs for males and 330 lb for females. BIOEXPEDITION.COM
  5. 5. Habitat This cetaceans inhabits temperate and tropical pelagic waters.
 They avoid sea surface temperatures of less than 20 degrees C. BIOEXPEDITION.COM
  6. 6. Habitat The Striped Dolphin has been observed in New Zealand
 The Mediterranean Sea
 Eastern and western Pacific Ocean
 Atlantic Ocean
 Northern Europe
 South Africa
 Indian Ocean
 Caribbean Sea
 Northern Gulf of Mexico. BIOEXPEDITION.COM
  7. 7. Behavior Striped dolphins are usually found in groups between 25 and 100 individuals, but have been occasionally seen in large groups of up to 1000 individuals.
 Communication between striped dolphins is by clicks and whistles. BIOEXPEDITION.COM
  8. 8. Behavior They are very active, performing maneuvers above the surface of the water, chin slaps and a unique behavior called "roto-tailing" in which "they make high arcing jumps.
 They rarely associate with other species of whales, dolphins, and seabirds. BIOEXPEDITION.COM
  9. 9. Feeding Spinner Dolphin seems to have an opportunistic feeding habit.
 The diet varies with geographical location. BIOEXPEDITION.COM
  10. 10. Feeding Spinner Dolphin seems to have an opportunistic feeding habit.
 The diet varies with geographical location. BIOEXPEDITION.COM
  11. 11. Reproduction They are polygamous.
 Males reach sexual maturity between 7 and 15 years and females between 5 and 13 years. BIOEXPEDITION.COM
  12. 12. Reproduction Gestation lasts approximately one year and there is a three or four year gap between calving. 
 The estimated lifespan of these dolphins is up to 58 years. BIOEXPEDITION.COM
  13. 13. Threats The poor environmental conditions and their habitat degradation are threats for dolphins. 
 This species is protected under the Marine Mammal Protection since 1972. BIOEXPEDITION.COM
  14. 14. Threats Populations around the world are in serious decline due to hunting and disease. 
 Fishermen kill dolphins caught in their nets. BIOEXPEDITION.COM
  15. 15. Find us... PHOTO COPYRIGHT: Scott Hill. National Marine Mammal Laboratory (subdivision of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) Animal Facts Facebook Twitter Youtube Pinterest Dolphin Facts COPYRIGHT © 2017

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