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SPECIES Stenella longirostris

Author:Gray, 1828.
Citation:Spicil. Zool., 1: 1.
Common Name:Spinner Dolphin
Type Locality:None given, unknown.
Distribution:Worldwide: warm-temperate to tropical waters.
Status:CITES Appendix II; IUCN Lower Risk (cd).
Comments:See Perrin (1975:206). Perrin (1990) established three subspecies (centroamericana, longirostris, and orientalis), which Rice (1998:109) recognized.
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SUBSPECIES longirostris

SUBSPECIES centroamericana

SUBSPECIES orientalis

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