Species Stenella coeruleoalba (Meyen, 1833) (Striped dolphin)

Biological classification:
  • kingdom: Animalia
  • - phylum: Chordata
  • -- class: Mammalia
  • --- order: Cetacea
  • ---- family: Delphinidae
  • ----- species: Stenella coeruleoalba
Characteristics:carnivore; length: 2,3 m; the underside is blue, white or pink, dark band begins around the eye and goes along the flank to the flipper; the dolphins flanks are coloured grey or light blue; all appendages are black;
South Africa
References:Stuart and Stuart 2007: 278
Source: wikimedia
Permission: PD US NOAA
Source: http://media.eol.org/data_objects/32079743
Date: 2011-03-08
Place: Liguria, Italy
Creator: Alfiero Brisotto
Permission: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License
Comments: Stenella fotografata al largo di Imperia - Italy con Nikonos V - 35mm.
Source: http://media.eol.org/data_objects/27057178
Creator: AsturiasVerde
Permission: http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/mark/1.0/
Comments: Spanish: 1=Delfines en el puerto de Gijón o El Musel, en el Principado de Asturias

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