Striped Dolphin

IUCN global conservation status: Minor preoccupation
ACCOBAMS/IUCN global conservation status: Vulnerable (Mediterranean)
Mediterranean: RegularBlack Sea: Absent

 

 

 

 

 

Name:

   Scientific:

From Greek Stenos = narrow, referring to the shape of the snout, and from Latin caeruleus = blue and albus = white.

   Common:

Called “striped dolphin” due to the dark stripes running along its body.

 

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