Stenella longirostris

Stenella longirostris (Gray, 1828)

Common Names

Spinner Dolphin (English), Long-beaked Dolphin (English), البهلوان (Arabic), Long-snouted Dolphin (English)

Languages: English

Conservation

Status in Egypt

Occur frequently in the Red Sea near Marsa Alam, but not clear whether they breed.

Ecology and Distribution

Distribution in Egypt

Red and Mediterranean Sea.

Taxonomy

  • Delphinus longirostris Gray, 1828 (synonym)
  • Stenella microps Gray, 1846 (synonym)
  • Stenella roseiventris Wagner, 1853 (synonym)
  • Delphinus alope Gray, 1846 (synonym)
  • Delphinus microps Gray, 1846 (synonym)
  • Delphinus rosiventris Wagner, 1846 (synonym)

References

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