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Finless Porpoise (Neophocaena phocaenoides)

December 20, 2016

  PHYLUM: Chordata CLASS: Mammalia ORDER: Cetacea FAMILY: Phocenidae GENUS: Neophocaena SPECIES: phocaenoides TOOTHED or TOOTHLESS (BALEEN): Toothed FRESHWATER, SALTERWATER or BRACKISH: Saltwater/freshwater HABITAT: Shallow waters along the coast of Asia and other Indonesian islands. […]

Peale’s Dolphin (Lagenorhynchus australis)

December 20, 2016

PHYLUM: Chordata CLASS: Mammalia ORDER: Cetacea FAMILY: Delphinidae GENUS: Lagenorhynchus SPECIES: australis TOOTHED or TOOTHLESS (BALEEN): Toothed FRESHWATER, SALTERWATER or BRACKISH: Saltwater HABITAT: Along the coast of southern South America LENGTH (maximum): 7Ft WEIGHT (maximum): […]

Heaviside’s Dolphin (Cephalorhynchus heavisidii)

December 20, 2016

PHYLUM: Chordata CLASS: Mammalia ORDER: Cetacea FAMILY: Delphinidae GENUS: Cephalorhynchus SPECIES: heavisidii TOOTHED or TOOTHLESS (BALEEN): Toothed FRESHWATER, SALTERWATER or BRACKISH: Saltwater HABITAT: Southwestern coast of Africa LENGTH (maximum): 5-6 Ft WEIGHT (maximum): 165 lbs […]

Arnoux’s Beaked Whale (Berardius arnuxii)

December 19, 2016

  Baird’s beaked whales, sometimes called “giant bottlenose whales,” are the largest members of the beaked whale family (Ziphiidae). Females reach lengths of about 40 ft (13 m), while males are slightly smaller at about 35 ft (11.5 m). […]

New Zealand Sea Lion (Phocarctos hookeri)

December 19, 2016

Hooker’s sea lions, also known as New Zealand sea lions, are one of only five species of sea lions in the world, the others being the Australian sea lion, the South American sea lion, the […]

South American Sea Lion (Otaria flavescens)

December 19, 2016

The South American Sea Lion is the most abundant marine mammal occurring along the southern part of South America (Cappozzo 2002). The population of the coast of Uruguay consists of two main reproductive colonies, Isla […]

Ribbon Seal (Phoca fasciata)

December 18, 2016

The ribbon seal is one of nine species of ice seals inhabiting the Arctic and is the only species in the genus Histriophoca.Adult ribbon seals measure, on average, about 5 ft (1.5 m) long and weigh […]

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