The clymene (cly-MEE-nee) dolphin is closely related to and can be confused with the spinner dolphin. It is sometimes called the short-snouted spinner dolphin. It, too, spins when it leaps out of the water, but the leaps are neither as high nor as spectacular as the spinner's.

Stenella clymene
Size: 1.8 to 2 m, 75 kg
Calves at birth: Unknown
Teeth: 38 to 49 sharp-pointed teeth on each side of upper and lower jaws
Food: Small fish and squid
Habitat: Deep offshore waters
Range: Tropical, subtropical and warm temperate Atlantic
Status: Population unknown

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