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THREAT LEVEL: least concern animals

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The following animals are considered LEAST CONCERN by the International Union for Conservation and Natural Resources (IUCN):

Cuvier’s Beaked Whale (Ziphius cavirostris)Read more.
Cuvier’s beaked whales, sometimes called “goose-beaked whales,” are members of the beaked whale family (Ziphiidae). They can reach lengths of Read more.
Baikal Seal (Phoca sibirica)Read more.
  The Baikal Seal belongs to the Phocina group of northern seals, which includes the Ringed Seals (Pusa), the Harbour Read more.
Common Minke Whale (Balaenoptera acutorostrata) aka Northern Minke WhaleRead more.
Minke whales are members of the baleen whale family and are the smallest of the “great whales” rorquals. The taxonomy Read more.
Northern Right Whale Dolphin (Lissodelphis borealis)Read more.
Northern right whale dolphins are members of the delphinid family and the subfamily Lissodelphinae. They are approximately 6.5-10 ft (2-3 m) in Read more.
Rough-Toothed Dolphin (Steno bredanensis)Read more.
Rough-toothed dolphins are small members of the dolphin group that can grow up to 8.5 feet (2.6 m) long and about 350 Read more.
Bowhead Whale (Balaena mysticetus)Read more.
Bowhead whales are mysticetes, which means they have “baleen” plates instead of teeth for filtering food out of the ocean. Read more.
Southern Right Whale (Eubalaena australis)Read more.
Southern right whales are large “baleen” whales. Adults are generally between 45 and 55 feet (12.5-15.5 m) in length and can Read more.
California Sea Lion (Zalophus californianus)Read more.
California sea lions are members of the “eared seal” family, Otariidae. They are the most recognized pinniped species, because they Read more.
Striped Dolphin (Stenella coeruleoalba)Read more.
Striped dolphins are some of the most abundant and widespread dolphins in the world. These dolphins can reach lengths of Read more.
Dall’s Porpoise (Phocoenoides dalli)Read more.
  Dall’s porpoises are “high strung,” fast swimming members of the porpoise family and are common in the North Pacific Read more.

-TSF-

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