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Lagenorhynchus acutus   (Gray, 1828)

Atlantic white-sided dolphin
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Mammalia | Cetacea | Delphinidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Pelagic.  Temperate; 90°N - 90°S, 180°W - 180°E

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Atlantic Ocean. Temperate to sub polar waters.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 280 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1394); 250 cm TL (female); max. published weight: 235.0 kg (Ref. 1394); max. published weight: 235.0 kg

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found in deep waters of the outer continental shelf and slope. Feeds on small schooling fish and squid (Ref. 1394). Found in deep waters of the outer continental shelf and slope. Feeds on small schooling fish and squid (Ref. 1394).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Jefferson, T.A., S. Leatherwood and M.A. Webber. 1993. (Ref. 1394)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Threat to humans

Human uses

Fisheries: commercial
FAO(fisheries: production) | FisheriesWiki | Sea Around Us

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Ecology
Diet
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Reproduction
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Spawning
Fecundity
Eggs
Egg development
Age/Size
Growth
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Length-length
Morphology
Larvae
Abundance
References
Mass conversion

Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(fisheries: species profile; publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Scirus | Tree of Life | uBio | uBio RSS | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 2.1 - 9.6, mean 4.3 (based on 901 cells).
Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Very high vulnerability (90 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown