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Pantropical spotted dolphin

(Stenella attenuata)

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Description

The pantropical spotted dolphin is up to 2.2 meters long and weighs about 120 kg.It has a dark gray back with lighter spots,while the ventral area is clear,covered with blackish spots,while the beak is white.Life expectancy is around 40 years.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Mammalia
Order:Cetacea
Family:Delphinidae
Genus:Stenella
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