Stenella coeruleoalba

Stenella coeruleoalba (Meyen, 1833)

Common Names

Blue-white Dolphin (English), Euphrosyne Dolphin (English), Gray’s Dolphin (English), Meyen’s Dolphin (English), Streaker Porpoise (English), Striped Dolphin (English), Whitebelly (English), الدولفين المخطط (Arabic)

Languages: English

Conservation

Status in Egypt

Accidental?

Ecology and Distribution

Distribution in Egypt

Red and Mediterranean Sea.

Taxonomy

  • Delphinus asthenops Cope, 1865 (synonym)
  • Delphinus coeruleoalbus Meyen, 1833 (synonym)
  • Delphinus crotaphiscus Cope, 1865 (synonym)
  • Delphinus euphrosyne Gray, 1846 (synonym)
  • Delphinus styx Gray, 1846 (synonym)
  • Delphinus tethyos Gervais, 1853 (synonym)
  • Stenella asthenops (Cope, 1865) (synonym)
  • Stenella crotaphiscus (Cope, 1865) (synonym)
  • Stenella styx (Gray, 1846) (synonym)
  • Stenella euphrosyne (Gray, 1846) (synonym)

References

[Anonymous] (2011).  MarineBio.org.
M., Basuony., F. Gilbert., & S. Zalat. (2010).  Mammals of Egypt: Atlas, Red Data Listing & Conservation, Ministry of State for Environmental Affairs, Cairo..