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Delphinus tropicalis  van Bree, 1971
Taxonomic Serial No.: 612595

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Arabian common dolphin [English]
    Arabian saddle-backed dolphin [English]
    Arabian saddleback dolphin [English]
    Malabar common dolphin [English]
    Malabar saddleback dolphin [English]
  Valid Name: Delphinus delphis tropicalis van Bree, 1971
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: invalid - original name/combination   
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

  Expert: Dr. James G. Mead  
  Notes: Vertebrate Zoology, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC 20560   
  Reference for: Delphinus tropicalis    
  Other Source(s):    
  Reference for:    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Heyning, John E., and William F. Perrin  
  Publication Date: 1994   
  Article/Chapter Title: Evidence for Two Species of Common Dolphins (Genus Delphinus) from the Eastern North Pacific   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County Contributions in Science, no. 442   
  Page(s): 1-35   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0459-8113   
  Reference for: Delphinus tropicalis   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Jefferson, Thomas A., and Koen Van Waerebeek  
  Publication Date: 2002   
  Article/Chapter Title: The taxonomic status of the nominal dolphin species Delphinus tropicalis van Bree, 1971   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Marine Mammal Science, vol. 18, no. 4   
  Page(s): 787-818   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0824-0469   
  Reference for: Delphinus tropicalis   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Rice, Dale W.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Marine Mammals of the World: Systematics and Distribution   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Special Publications of the Society for Marine Mammals, no. 4   
  Page(s): ix + 231   
  Publisher: The Society for Marine Mammalogy   
  Publication Place: Lawrence, Kansas, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-891276-03-4   
  Reference for: Delphinus tropicalis   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Indo-West Pacific  






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