AnAge entry for Stenella coeruleoalba

Classification (HAGRID: 02751)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Cetacea (Taxon entry)
                Family: Delphinidae
                    Genus: Stenella
Species
Stenella coeruleoalba
Common name
Striped dolphin
Synonyms
Stenella asthenops, Stenella crotaphiscus, Stenella euphrosyne, Stenella styx, Delphinus tethyos, Delphinus coeruleoalbus, Delphinus styx, Delphinus euphrosyne, Delphinus asthenops, Delphinus crotaphiscus

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
57.5 years (wild)
Source
ref. 500
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

It has been estimated that these animals may live up to 57.5 years in the wild. One 48.5 year-old females has been found pregnant [0500].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
2,834 days
Male sexual maturity
3,025 days
Gestation
350 days
Weaning
480 days
Litter size
1.5 (viviparous)
Litters per year
0.3
Inter-litter interval
1,253 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

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ITIS 180434
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 9737
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