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Clymene Dolphin


Scientific Name:
Stenella clymene
Length:
2.0 m (6.6 ft)
Weight:
75 – 80 kg (165 - 176 lbs)
Status:
good to go
Prey:
Fish (myctophids) and squid

Physical characteristics

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Behavioral characterization

Often shows spinning jumps.

Distribution

Atlantic Ocean, Eastern Pacific and some spottings in Gulf of Mexico

Population size

Estimated 289,000 in Eastern Tropical Pacific

Predators

Sharks and killer whales.

Migration/Dispersal patterns

Unknown

Social system/Group size

Usually seen in groups of around 50 individuals, sometimes mixed with other species.

Major threats

Entanglement in fishing gear.

Research efforts

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Fun fact

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