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<ul><li> 1. Spotted Dolphin (Stenella attenuata) By: Kimberly Cancilla Biology period 1</li></ul> <p> 2. Statistics </p> <ul><li>Birth length is 80-90cm </li></ul> <ul><li>Adults are about 2.5 m long and weigh 120 kg. </li></ul> <ul><li>Sexual maturity is reached at 10 years in females and 12 years in males. </li></ul> <ul><li>Lifespan is approximately 40 years. </li></ul> <ul><li>Spotted Dolphins have a long thin beak. The upper and lower jaws are darkly colored but are separated by thin white lips. </li></ul> <p> 3. Habitat </p> <ul><li>Pan tropical Spotted dolphins live mainly in tropical or warm waters, and are found in the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian oceans. </li></ul> <ul><li>They are often seen around islands and there are populations in the Eastern Tropical Pacific, the Western North Atlantic, the Gulf of Mexico and around Hawaii.</li></ul> <p> 4. Conservation Status </p> <ul><li>Not endangered </li></ul> <ul><li>Hunted </li></ul> <ul><li>Pan tropical spotted dolphins are considered to be in Lower Risk according to Conservation Dependent in the IUCN Redlist.</li></ul> <p> 5. Food Source </p> <ul><li>Spotted Dolphins consume mostly fish and crustaceans. </li></ul> <ul><li>They have a big appetite to consume most things. </li></ul> <p> 6. Habitat map </p> <ul><li>This map shows where Spotted Dolphins are from and where they migrate to. </li></ul> <p> 7. Fun Facts! </p> <ul><li>When spotted Dolphins are born, they are born without spots. After they mature they get their spots! </li></ul> <ul><li>They usually swim along with Spinner Dolphins! </li></ul> <ul><li>They will form groups ranging from 5-15 or 1-50, although groups of hundred have often been formed!</li></ul> <p> 8. Works Cited</p> <ul><li>"Spotted Dolphin | Cetacean Fact Sheet | American Cetacean Society."ACS - American Cetacean Society . American Cetacean Society, 2006. Web. 01 May 2011. . </li></ul> <ul><li>" Spotted Dolphins, Stenella attenuata at" . 03 May 2011 &lt;;. Last updated: 4/23/2011 1:33:52 AM.Note: If no author is given under the main page title, the source is cited instead. </li></ul> <ul><li>"Spotted Dolphins, Stenella Attenuata at" - Marine Biology, Ocean Life Conservation, Sea Creatures, Biodiversity, Oceans Research...Convention on Migratory Species, 2010. Web. 28 Apr. 2011. . </li></ul>