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Steno bredanensis   (Cuvier, 1828)

rough-toothed dolphin
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Classification
Mammalia | Cetacea | Delphinidae
Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Main reference
Tan, J.M.L. 1995. (Ref. 936)
References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 280 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1394); max. published weight: 150.0 kg (Ref. 1394)

Environment
Bathypelagic; oceanodromous (Ref. 75906); depth range 1000 - 2000 m (Ref. 97397)

Climate / Range
Tropical; 35°C - ? (Ref. 75906); 90°N - 90°S, 180°W - 180°E

Distribution
Atlantic, the Mediterranean and Indo-Pacific. Tropical to temperate.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits deep oceanic waters. Feeds on cephalopods and fish like mahi mahi (Ref. 1394). Dolphins are directly caught for use as shark-bait in Sta. Ana and Aparri, Philippines (Ref. 77119). Inhabits deep oceanic waters (Ref. 1394). Often in groups of 10 to 20 individuals (Ref. 801). Feeds on cephalopods and fish like mahi mahi (Ref. 1394).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Threat to humans




Human uses
Fisheries: commercial; bait: usually
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Reproduction
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Abundance
References
Mass conversion

Internet sources
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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Moderate to high vulnerability (50 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown