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Descriptor English: Stenella
Descriptor Spanish: Stenella
Descriptor Portuguese: Stenella
Descriptor French: Stenella
Entry term(s): Dolphin, Spinner
Dolphin, Spotted
Dolphin, Striped
Dolphins, Spinner
Dolphins, Spotted
Dolphins, Striped
Spinner Dolphin
Spinner Dolphins
Spotted Dolphin
Spotted Dolphins
Stenella coeruleoalba
Stenella frontalis
Stenella longirostris
Striped Dolphin
Striped Dolphins
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.649.313.875.267.750
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D050706
Scope note: A genus comprised of spinner, spotted, and striped DOLPHINS, in the family Delphinidae. Schools of Stenella, that may number in the thousands, often associate with schools of TUNA, and are thus vulnerable to accidental harvesting.
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CL classification
EM embryology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
IN injuries
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
SU surgery
UR urine
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Dolphins (1966-2005)
Public MeSH Note: 2006; see DOLPHINS 1998-2005
History Note: 2006; use DOLPHINS 1998-2005
DeCS ID: 50384
Unique ID: D050706
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2006/01/01
Date of Entry: 2005/06/30
Revision Date: 2017/07/12
Stenella - Preferred
Concept UI M0006742
Scope note A genus comprised of spinner, spotted, and striped DOLPHINS, in the family Delphinidae. Schools of Stenella, that may number in the thousands, often associate with schools of TUNA, and are thus vulnerable to accidental harvesting.
Preferred term Stenella
Striped Dolphin - Narrower
Concept UI M0477290
Preferred term Striped Dolphin
Entry term(s) Dolphin, Striped
Dolphins, Striped
Stenella coeruleoalba
Striped Dolphins
Spinner Dolphins - Narrower
Concept UI M0477292
Preferred term Spinner Dolphins
Entry term(s) Dolphin, Spinner
Dolphins, Spinner
Spinner Dolphin
Stenella longirostris
Spotted Dolphins - Narrower
Concept UI M0477291
Preferred term Spotted Dolphins
Entry term(s) Dolphin, Spotted
Dolphins, Spotted
Spotted Dolphin
Stenella frontalis



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