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THREAT LEVEL: data incomplete on these animals

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The following animals have insufficient enough research to fully determine their vulnerability and are classified as DATA INCOMPLETE by the International Union for Conservation and Natural Resources (IUCN):

Pygmy Killer Whale (Feresa attenuata)Read more.
Pygmy killer whales are small members of the dolphin group. They can reach a length of 8.5 feet (2.6 m) and weight Read more.
Northern Bottlenose Whale (Hyperoodon ampullatus)Read more.
Northern bottlenose whales are the largest members of the beaked whale family (Ziphiidae) in the North Atlantic Ocean. As adults, Read more.
Southern Right Whale Dolphin (Lissodelphis peronii)Read more.
PHYLUM: Chordata CLASS: Mammalia ORDER: Cetacea FAMILY: Delphinidae GENUS: Lissodelphis SPECIES: peronii TOOTHED or TOOTHLESS (BALEEN): Toothed FRESHWATER, SALTERWATER or Read more.
Burmeister’s Porpoise (Phocoena spinipinnis)Read more.
PHYLUM: Chordata CLASS: Mammalia ORDER: Cetacea FAMILY: Phocenidae GENUS: Phocoena SPECIES: spinipinnis TOOTHED or TOOTHLESS (BALEEN): Toothed FRESHWATER, SALTERWATER or Read more.
Gervais’ Beaked Whale (Mesoplodon europaeus)Read more.
Gervais’ beaked whales, sometimes called the “Antillean” or “Gulf Stream beaked whale,” are little known members of the beaked whale Read more.
Short-Finned Pilot Whale (Globicephala macrorhynchus)Read more.
Short-finned pilot whales are larger members of the dolphin group reaching average lengths of 12 feet (3.7 m) for females and 18 feet Read more.
Sowerby’s Beaked Whale (Mesoplodon bidens)Read more.
Sowerby’s beaked whales, sometimes known as the “North Atlantic beaked whale,” are little known members of the beaked whale family Read more.
Andrew’s Beaked Whale (Mesoplodon bowdoini)Read more.
PHYLUM: Chordata CLASS: Mammalia ORDER: Cetacea FAMILY: Ziphiidae GENUS: Mesoplodon SPECIES: bowdoini TOOTHED or TOOTHLESS (BALEEN): Toothed FRESHWATER, SALTERWATER or Read more.
THREAT LEVEL: data incomplete on these animalsRead more.
The following animals have insufficient enough research to fully determine their vulnerability and are classified as DATA INCOMPLETE by the International Read more.
Hubb’s Beaked Whale (Mesoplodon carlhubbsi)Read more.
  PHYLUM: Chordata CLASS: Mammalia ORDER: Cetacea FAMILY: Ziphiidae GENUS: Mesoplodon SPECIES: carlhubbsi TOOTHED or TOOTHLESS (BALEEN): Toothed FRESHWATER, SALTERWATER Read more.
False Killer Whale (Pseudorca crassidens)Read more.
False killer whales are large members of the dolphin family. Females reach lengths of 15 feet (4.5 m), while males are almost Read more.
Antarctic Minke Whale (Balaenoptera bonaerensis)Read more.
    The Antarctic Minke Whale is more robust than the other large rorquals (large baleen whales). The rostrum of Read more.
Amazon River Dolphin (Inia geoffrensis) aka BotoRead more.
PHYLUM: Chordata CLASS: Mammalia ORDER: Cetacea FAMILY: Iniidae GENUS: Inia SPECIES: geoffrensis TOOTHED or TOOTHLESS (BALEEN): Toothed FRESHWATER, SALTERWATER or Read more.
True’s Beaked Whale (Mesoplodon mirus)Read more.
True’s beaked whales have a relatively small to medium-sized body with a moderately short beak, as well as a rounded Read more.
Blainville’s Beaked Whale (Mesoplodon densirostris)Read more.
Blainville’s beaked whales, sometimes known as the “dense-beaked whale,” are little known members of the beaked whale family (Ziphiidae). As Read more.
Spectacled Porpoise (Phocoena dioptrica)Read more.
PHYLUM: Chordata CLASS: Mammalia ORDER: Cetacea FAMILY: Phocenidae GENUS: Phocoena SPECIES: dioptrica TOOTHED or TOOTHLESS (BALEEN): Toothed FRESHWATER, SALTERWATER or Read more.
Commerson’s Dolphin (Cephalorhynchus commersonii)Read more.
  PHYLUM: Chordata CLASS: Mammalia ORDER: Cetacea FAMILY: Delphinidae GENUS: Cephalorhynchus SPECIES: commersonii TOOTHED or TOOTHLESS (BALEEN): Toothed FRESHWATER, SALTERWATER Read more.
Ginkgo-Toothed Beaked Whale (Mesoplodon ginkgodens)Read more.
  PHYLUM: Chordata CLASS: Mammalia ORDER: Cetacea FAMILY: Ziphiidae GENUS: Mesoplodon SPECIES: ginkgodens TOOTHED or TOOTHLESS (BALEEN): Toothed FRESHWATER, SALTERWATER Read more.
Tasman Beaked Whale (Tasmacetus shepherdi) aka Shepherd’s Beaked WhaleRead more.
  PHYLUM: Chordata CLASS: Mammalia ORDER: Cetacea FAMILY: Ziphiidae GENUS: Tasmacetus SPECIES: shepherdi TOOTHED or TOOTHLESS (BALEEN): Toothed FRESHWATER, SALTERWATER Read more.
Peale’s Dolphin (Lagenorhynchus australis)Read more.
PHYLUM: Chordata CLASS: Mammalia ORDER: Cetacea FAMILY: Delphinidae GENUS: Lagenorhynchus SPECIES: australis TOOTHED or TOOTHLESS (BALEEN): Toothed FRESHWATER, SALTERWATER or Read more.
Stejneger’s Beaked Whale (Mesoplodon stejnegeri)Read more.
Stejneger’s beaked whales, sometimes known as the “Bering Sea beaked whale” or the “Saber-toothed whale,” are little known members of Read more.
Dwarf Sperm Whale (Kogia sima)Read more.
Dwarf sperm whales are in the family Kogiidae. They can reach lengths of up to about 9 feet (2.7 m) and Read more.
Heaviside’s Dolphin (Cephalorhynchus heavisidii)Read more.
PHYLUM: Chordata CLASS: Mammalia ORDER: Cetacea FAMILY: Delphinidae GENUS: Cephalorhynchus SPECIES: heavisidii TOOTHED or TOOTHLESS (BALEEN): Toothed FRESHWATER, SALTERWATER or Read more.
Baird’s Beaked Whale (Berardius bairdii)Read more.
  Baird’s beaked whales, sometimes called “giant bottlenose whales,” are the largest members of the beaked whale family (Ziphiidae). Females Read more.
Long-beaked common dolphin (Delphinus capensis)Read more.
Long-beaked common dolphins are relatively small dolphins that can reach lengths of 6-8.5 ft (1.9-2.6 m) and weigh 160-500 lbs Read more.
Spinner Dolphin (Stenella longirostris)Read more.
Subspecies of the spinner dolphin include: Eastern spinner (Stenella longirostris orientalis) Central American spinner (Stenella longirostris centroamericanus) “Whitebelly” spinner (Stenella Read more.
Hector’s Beaked Whale (Mesoplodon hectori)Read more.
PHYLUM: Chordata CLASS: Mammalia ORDER: Cetacea FAMILY: Ziphiidae GENUS: Mesoplodon SPECIES: hectori TOOTHED or TOOTHLESS (BALEEN): Toothed FRESHWATER, SALTERWATER or Read more.
Bryde’s Whale (Balaenoptera edeni)Read more.
Bryde’s (pronounced “broodus”) whales are members of the baleen whale family and are considered one of the “great whales” or Read more.
Pygmy beaked whale (Mesoplodon peruvianus)Read more.
PHYLUM: Chordata CLASS: Mammalia ORDER: Cetacea FAMILY: Ziphiidae GENUS: Mesoplodon SPECIES: peruvianus TOOTHED or TOOTHLESS (BALEEN): Toothed FRESHWATER, SALTERWATER or Read more.
Clymene Dolphin (Stenella clymene)Read more.
Clymene dolphins, sometimes known as the “short-snouted spinner dolphin,” are relatively small delphinids. In 1981, Clymene dolphins were separated from Read more.
Pygmy Right Whale (Caperea marginata)Read more.
PHYLUM: Chordata CLASS: Mammalia ORDER: Cetacea FAMILY: Neobalaenidae GENUS: Caperea SPECIES: marginata TOOTHED or  BALEEN: baleen FRESHWATER, SALTERWATER or BRACKISH: Read more.
Long-Finned Pilot Whale (Globicephala melas)Read more.
Long-finned pilot whales are one of the largest members of the dolphin family. Males can reach lengths of about 25 feet Read more.
Longman’s Beaked Whale (Indopacetus pacificus)Read more.
Longman’s beaked whales, sometimes known as “tropical bottlenose” or “Indo-Pacific beaked whales,” are one of the rarest and least known Read more.
Killer Whale (Orcinus orca)Read more.
Killer whales most widely distributed marine mammals, found in all parts of the oceans; most abundant in colder waters, including Read more.
Gray’s Beaked Whale (Mesoplodon grayi)Read more.
PHYLUM: Chordata CLASS: Mammalia ORDER: Cetacea FAMILY: Ziphiidae GENUS: Mesoplodon SPECIES: grayi TOOTHED or TOOTHLESS (BALEEN): Toothed FRESHWATER, SALTERWATER or Read more.
Arnoux’s Beaked Whale (Berardius arnuxii)Read more.
  Baird’s beaked whales, sometimes called “giant bottlenose whales,” are the largest members of the beaked whale family (Ziphiidae). Females Read more.
Pygmy Sperm Whale (Kogia breviceps)Read more.
Pygmy sperm whales are small members of the toothed whale group, and one of two species in the family Kogiidae. Read more.
Dusky Dolphin (Lagenorhynchus obscurus)Read more.
PHYLUM: Chordata CLASS: Mammalia ORDER: Cetacea FAMILY: Delphinidae GENUS: Lagenorhynchus SPECIES: obscurus TOOTHED or TOOTHLESS (BALEEN): Toothed FRESHWATER, SALTERWATER or Read more.

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