Atlantic spotted dolphins appear very similar to spotted dolphins, but are recognised as a separate species.
Body length: 1.7-2.3m, Weight: 100-140kg.
Atlantic spotted dolphins have a pale shoulder streak and a more robust body than the spotted dolphin (Stenella attenuata).
They live in tropical Atlantic waters.
Atlantic spotted dolphins feed on fish and squid.
Groups of 5-15 are typical.
They are classified as Lower Risk by the 2000 IUCN Red List.
Atlantic spotted dolphins are very active, and leap frequently.