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Parvoder Mysticeti: Baleen whales

Superfamily Balaenoidea: Right whales
Family Balaenidae
Balaena
Bowhead whale
Balaena mysticetus
pop. 30,000

Eubalaena
North Atlantic right whale
Eubalaena glacialis
pop. 400
North Pacific right whale
Eubalaena japonica
Southern right whale
Eubalaena australis
pop. 10,000

Family Cetotheriidae
Caperea
Pygmy right whale
Caperea marginata


Superfamily Balaenopteroidea
Family Balaenopteridae: Rorquals
Subfamily Balaenopterinae
Balaenoptera: slender rorquals
Common minke whale
Balaenoptera acutorostrata
Antarctic minke whale
Balaenoptera bonaerensis
pop. 515,000
Sei whale
Balaenoptera borealis
pop. 80,000
Bryde's whale/Eden's whale
Balaenoptera brydei/Balaenoptera edeni
pop. 95,000
Omura's whale
Balaenoptera omurai
Blue whale
Balaenoptera musculus
pop. 17,500
Fin whale
Balaenoptera physalus
pop. 109,500

Subfamily Megapterinae
Megaptera
Humpback whale
Megaptera novaeangliae

Family Eschrichtiidae: Gray whales
Eschrichtius
Gray whale
Eschrichtius robustus



Parvorder Odontoceti: Toothed whales

Superfamily Delphinoidea
Family Delphinidae: Oceanic dolphins Cephalorhynchus
Commerson's dolphin
Cephalorhynchus commersonii
Chilean dolphin
Cephalorhynchus eutropia
Heaviside's dolphin
Cephalorhynchus heavisidii
Hector's dolphin
Cephalorhynchus hectori
Delphinus common dolphins
Long-beaked common dolphin
Delphinus capensis
Short-beaked common dolphin
Delphinus delphis
Arabian common dolphin
Delphinus tropicalis
Feresa
Pygmy killer whale
Feresa attenuata
Globicephala: pilot whales
Short-finned pilot whale
Globicephala macrorhyncus
Long-finned pilot whale
Globicephala melas
Grampus
Risso's dolphin
Grampus griseus
Lagenodelphis
Fraser's dolphin
Lagenodelphis hosei
Lagenorhynchus: false bottlenose dolphins
Atlantic white-sided dolphin
Lagenorhynchus acutus
pop. 250,000
White-beaked dolphin
Lagenorhynchus albirostris
Peale's dolphin
Lagenorhynchus australis
Hourglass dolphin
Lagenorhynchus cruciger
pop. 140,000
Pacific white-sided dolphin
Lagenorhynchus obliquidens
Dusky dolphin
Lagenorhynchus obscurus
Lissodelphis: right whale dolphin
Northern right whale dolphin
Lissodelphis borealis
pop. 15,000
Southern right whale dolphin
Lissodelphis peronii
Orcaella: Irrawaddy dolphins
Irrawaddy dolphin
Orcaella brevirostris
Australian snubfin dolphin
Orcaella heinsohni
Orcinus
Killer whale
Orcinus orca
pop. 50,000
Peponocephala
Melon-headed whale
Peponocephala electra
Pseudorca
False killer whale
Pseudorca crassidens
Sotalia: northern South American dolphins
Tucuxi
Sotalia fluviatilis
Guiana dolphin
Sotalia guianensis
Sousa: humpback dolphins
Chinese white dolphin
Sousa chinensis
Indo-Pacific humpbacked dolphin
Sousa plumbea
Atlantic humpback dolphin
Sousa teuszii
Australian humpback dolphin
Sousa sahulensis
Stenella: spotted dolphins
Pantropical spotted dolphin
Stenella attenuata
pop. 3,000,000
Clymene dolphin
Stenella clymene
Striped dolphin
Stenella coeruleoalba
Atlantic spotted dolphin
Stenella frontalis
pop. 100,000
Spinner dolphin
Stenella longirostris
Steno
Rough-toothed dolphin
Steno bredanensis
pop. 150,000+
Tursiops: true bottlenose dolphins
Indian Ocean bottlenose dolphin
Tursiops aduncus
Burrunan dolphin
Tursiops australis
Common bottlenose dolphin
Tursiops truncatus

Family Monodontidae: Arctic whales Delphinapterus
Beluga
Delphinapterus leucas
pop. 150,000
Monodon
Narwhal
Monodon monoceros

Family Phocoenidae: Porpoises Neophocaena
Finless porpoise
Neophocaena phocaenoides
Phocoena
Spectacled porpoise
Phocoena dioptrica
Harbour porpoise
Phocoena phocaena
pop. 700,000
Vaquita
Phocoena sinus
pop. 12
Burmeister's porpoise
Phocoena spinipinnis
pop. 10,000

Family Phocoenidae: Porpoises Phocoenoides
Dall's porpoise
Phocoenoides dalli


Superfamily Physeteroidea: Sperm whales
Family Physeteridae Physeter
Sperm whale
Physeter catodon (syn. P. macrocephalus)

Family Kogiidae: lesser sperm whales Kogia
Pygmy sperm whale
Kogia breviceps
Dwarf sperm whale
Kogia sima
pop. 14,985


Superfamily Platanistoidea: Indian river dolphins
Family Platanistidae Platanista
South Asian river dolphin
Platanista gangetica


Superfamily Platanistoidea: Indian river dolphins
Family Platanistidae Inia
Amazon river dolphin
Inia geoffrensis
Bolivian river dolphin
Inia boliviensis
Araguaian river dolphin
Inia araguaiaensis

Family Pontoporiidae Pontoporia
La Plata dolphin
Pontoporia blainvillei


Superfamily Ziphioidea: Beaked whales
Family Ziphiidae Berardius: giant beaked whales
Arnoux's beaked whale
Berardius arnuxii
Baird's beaked whale (North Pacific bottlenose whale)
Berardius bairdii
pop. 30,000
Subfamily Hyperoodontidae Hyperoodon: bottlenose whales
Northern bottlenose whale
Hyperoodon ampullatus
Southern bottlenose whale
Hyperoodon planifrons
Indopacetus
Indo-Pacific beaked whale(Longman's beaked whale)
Indopacetus pacificus
Mesoplodon, Mesoplodont whale
Sowerby's beaked whale
Mesoplodon bidens
Andrews' beaked whale
Mesoplodon bowdoini
Hubbs' beaked whale
Mesoplodon carlhubbsi
Blainville's beaked whale
Mesoplodon densirostris
Gervais' beaked whale
Mesoplodon europaeus
Ginkgo-toothed beaked whale
Mesoplodon ginkgodens
Gray's beaked whale
Mesoplodon grayi
Hector's beaked whale
Mesoplodon hectori
Strap-toothed whale
Mesoplodon layardii
True's beaked whale
Mesoplodon mirus
Perrin's beaked whale
Mesoplodon perrini
Pygmy beaked whale
Mesoplodon peruvianus
Stejneger's beaked whale
Mesoplodon stejnegeri
Spade-toothed whale
Mesoplodon traversii
Deraniyagala's beaked whale
Mesoplodon hotaula
Tasmacetus
Shepherd's beaked whale
Tasmacetus shepherdi
Ziphius
Cuvier's beaked whale
Ziphius cavirostris

List of northern resident killer whale pods
A30 matriline
Southern resident killer whales
Individual Whales
Male
Mocha Dick(Sperm whale)
56 ? Mocha Island, CL
1800
Tay Whale(Humpback whale)
44S ? Firth of Tay, Scotland, GB
1884(01)
Old Tom(Killer whale)
61 ? Eden, New South Wales, AU
1895 – 1930(09/17)
Keiko(Killer whale)
354 ? Reydarfjördur, IS
1976(09/24) – 2003(12/12)
Tilly
354 ? Hafnarfjördur, IS
1981(12) - 2017(01/06)
Luna(C11)(Killer whale)
1 ? Puget Sound, WA
1999(09/19) - 2006(03/10)
Moby Doll(Killer whale)1CBC ? Saturna Island, BC1964
Namu(Killer whale)1CBC ? Namu, BC? - 1966(07/09)
Female
Corky (II)
1CBC ? ?, BC
1965
River Thames whale(Northern bottlenose whale)
?
? - 2006(01/21)
Dawn(Humpback whale)

2007
Wanda?? - 1971(08/16)
Shamu?
Delta?
Unknown Gender
52-hertz whale
Pacific Ocean
1989
Migaloo(Humpback whale)
61 ? ?, AU
1991
Springer(A73)(Killer whale)
1CBC ? Vancouver Island, BC
2000
Mister Splashy Pants
South Pacific
2007

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