Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Mammalia > Order: Cetartiodactyla > Family: Delphinidae > Genus: Stenella > Species: Stenella attenuata

Stenella attenuata (Gray, 1846)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Not evaluated (IUCN)
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 4 other international agreements


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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.


Least Concern


Not evaluated


Not evaluated

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

Conservation status assesses every six years and for each biogeographical region the condition of habitats and species compared to the favourable status as described in the Habitats Directive. The map shows the 2007-2012 assessments as reported by EU Member State. Assessments are further detailed in the summary document available behind the link below.

Natura 2000 sites

Not available

Legal status

Legal text Annex Conditions More information
Council Directive 92/43/EEC of 21 May 1992 on the conservation of natural habitats and of wild fauna and flora - consolidated version 01/01/2007 (EU Habitats Directive) Not mentioned as such in the Directive but as higher taxon (genus, family or order)
Convention on the conservation of European wildlife and natural habitats (Bern Convention)
Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals. (Bonn Convention) Eastern tropical Pacific population, Southeast Asian populations.
Agreement on the Conservation of Small Cetaceans of the Baltic and North Seas. Convention on Migratory Species of Wild Animals. (ASCOBANS)
The agreement concerns all species of small cetaceans. Small cetaceans means any species, subspecies or population of toothed whales Odontoceti, except the sperm whale Physeter macrocephalus; the sub-order Odontoceti concerns the families Physeteridae, Kogiidae, Delphinidae, Phocoenidae, Monodontidae, Zyphiidae, Platanistoidae, Iniidae and Pontoporiidae. http://www.migratoryspecies....ent/about-cms-family

Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) This species or synonym as such is not listed in CITES, but whole Order CETACEA is concerned by Appendix II.

Common names and synonyms

The species has no common names
Synonym Author
Steno attenuatus Gray, 1846

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
EoL Encyclopedia of Life
Fauna Europaea search Fauna Europaea
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Species+ Species+ by UNEP-WCMC
WoRMS World Register of Marine Species

External data

No external data sets available for this species
European Environment Agency (EEA)
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