AnAge entry for Stenella attenuata

Classification (HAGRID: 02750)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Cetacea (Taxon entry)
                Family: Delphinidae
                    Genus: Stenella
Species
Stenella attenuata
Common name
Pantropical spotted dolphin
Synonyms
Stenella dubia, Delphinus dubius, Steno attenuatus

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
46 years (wild)
Source
ref. 1
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

There are reports of pregnant females up to the age of 35. Their maximum longevity could be underestimated.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
2,983 days
Male sexual maturity
3,956 days
Gestation
345 days
Weaning
543 days
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
0.3
Inter-litter interval
1,123 days
Weight at birth
10,000 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
112,500 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 180430
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 9735
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