Mammalia | Cetacea
Environment / Climate / Range
Pelagic; non-migratory (Ref. 75906); depth range 0 - 759 m (Ref. 116169). Tropical; 90°N - 90°S, 180°W - 180°E
Atlantic Ocean and Indo-Pacific. Tropical, subtropical.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm 200.0  range ? - ? cm Max length : 260 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1394); max. published weight: 225.0 kg (Ref. 1394)
Feeds on fish and squid; occassionally they attack other dolphins (Ref. 1394). Mean length at first maturity for males is 200 m (Ref. 75906). In offshore waters. Generally in herds of fewer than 50 individuals (Ref. 801). Feeds on fish and squid; occasionally they attack other dolphins (Ref. 1394). Common birth length: 80 cm (Ref. 75906).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Tan, J.M.L. 1995. (Ref. 936)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
FAO(fisheries: | FishSource | Sea Around Us
Estimates of some properties based on models
Very high vulnerability (90 of 100)