Mammalia | Cetacea
Tan, J.M.L. 1995. (Ref. 936)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 260 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1394); max. published weight: 225.0 kg (Ref. 1394)
Pelagic; non-migratory (Ref. 75906)
Climate / Range
Tropical; 90°N - 90°S, 180°W - 180°E
Atlantic Ocean and Indo-Pacific. Tropical, subtropical.
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).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
FAO(fisheries: | FisheriesWiki | Sea Around Us
Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models
Very high vulnerability (90 of 100)