Cetacean Species Database

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87 species found
COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME SUBORDER FAMILY DORSAL FIN MIN SIZE MAX SIZE MAX WEIGHT HEMISPHERE
Andrews’ beaked whale Mesoplodon bowdoini Odontoceti Ziphiidae Yes 4.00 m 4.70 m 1500 kg South
Antarctic minke whale Balaenoptera bonaerensis Mysticeti Balaenopteridae Yes 7.00 m 10.20 m 15000 kg South
Arnoux’s beaked whale Berardius arnuxii Odontoceti Ziphiidae Yes 7.80 m 9.70 m 10000 kg South
Atlantic humpback dolphin Sousa teuszi Odontoceti Delphinidae Yes 2.00 m 2.50 m 150 kg Both
Atlantic spotted dolphin Stenella frontalis Odontoceti Delphinidae Yes 1.70 m 2.30 m 140 kg Both
Atlantic white-sided dolphin Lagenorhynchus acutus Odontoceti Delphinidae Yes 1.90 m 2.50 m 200 kg North
Australian snubfin dolphin Orcaella heinsohni Odontoceti Delphinidae Yes 2.10 m 2.60 m 150 kg South
Baiji Lipotes vexillifer Odontoceti Lipotidae Yes 1.40 m 2.50 m 160 kg North
Baird’s beaked whale Berardius bairdii Odontoceti Ziphiidae Yes 10.70 m 12.80 m 15000 kg North
Beluga Delphinapterus leucas Odontoceti Monodontidae No 3.00 m 5.00 m 1500 kg North
Blainville’s beaked whale Mesoplodon densirostris Odontoceti Ziphiidae Yes 4.50 m 6.00 m 1500 kg Both
Blue whale Balaenoptera musculus Mysticeti Balaenopteridae Yes 24.00 m 33.00 m 120000 kg Both
Boto Inia geoffrensis Odontoceti Iniidae No 1.80 m 2.50 m 160 kg South
Bowhead whale Balaena mysticetus Mysticeti Balaenidae No 14.00 m 16.00 m 70000 kg North
Bryde's whale Balaenoptera brydei Mysticeti Balaenopteridae Yes 9.00 m 15.50 m 26000 kg Both
Burmeister’s porpoise Phocoena spinipinnis Odontoceti Phocoenidae Yes 1.40 m 2.00 m 70 kg South
Chilean dolphin Cephalorhynchus eutropia Odontoceti Delphinidae Yes 1.20 m 1.70 m 65 kg South
Clymene dolphin Stenella clymene Odontoceti Delphinidae Yes 1.70 m 2.00 m 90 kg North
Commerson's dolphin Cephalorhynchus commersonii Odontoceti Delphinidae Yes 1.30 m 1.70 m 60 kg South
Common bottlenose dolphin Tursiops truncatus Odontoceti Delphinidae Yes 1.90 m 3.90 m 650 kg Both
Common minke whale Balaenoptera acutorostrata Mysticeti Balaenopteridae Yes 7.00 m 10.00 m 15000 kg Both
Cuvier’s beaked whale Ziphius cavirostris Odontoceti Ziphiidae Yes 5.50 m 7.00 m 3000 kg Both
Dall’s porpoise Phocoenoides dalli Odontoceti Phocoenidae Yes 1.70 m 2.20 m 220 kg North
Dusky dolphin Lagenorhynchus obscurus Odontoceti Delphinidae Yes 1.60 m 2.10 m 90 kg South
Dwarf sperm whale Kogia sima Odontoceti Kogiidae Yes 2.10 m 2.70 m 275 kg Both
Eden's whale Balaenoptera edeni Mysticeti Balaenopteridae Yes 9.00 m 15.50 m 20000 kg Both
False killer whale Pseudorca crassidens Odontoceti Delphinidae Yes 4.30 m 6.00 m 1200 kg Both
Fin whale Balaenoptera physalus Mysticeti Balaenopteridae Yes 18.00 m 27.00 m 80000 kg Both
Franciscana Pontoporia blainvillei Odontoceti Pontoporiidae Yes 1.30 m 1.70 m 53 kg South
Fraser’s dolphin Lagenodelphis hosei Odontoceti Delphinidae Yes 2.00 m 2.60 m 210 kg Both
Gervais’ beaked whale Mesoplodon europaeus Odontoceti Ziphiidae Yes 4.50 m 5.20 m 2000 kg North
Ginkgo-toothed beaked whale Mesoplodon gingkodens Odontoceti Ziphiidae Yes 4.70 m 5.20 m 2000 kg Both
Gray whale Eschrichtius robustus Odontoceti Eschrichtiidae No 12.00 m 14.00 m 35000 kg North
Gray’s beaked whale Mesoplodon grayi Odontoceti Ziphiidae Yes 4.50 m 5.60 m 1500 kg South
Harbour porpoise Phocoena phocoena Odontoceti Phocoenidae Yes 1.40 m 1.90 m 65 kg North
Heaviside’s dolphin Cephalorhynchus heavisidii Odontoceti Delphinidae Yes 1.60 m 1.70 m 75 kg South
Hector’s beaked whale Mesoplodon hectori Odontoceti Ziphiidae Yes 4.00 m 4.50 m 2000 kg Both
Hector’s dolphin Cephalorhynchus hectori Odontoceti Delphinidae Yes 1.20 m 1.50 m 60 kg South
Hourglass dolphin Lagenorhynchus cruciger Odontoceti Delphinidae Yes 1.60 m 1.80 m 120 kg South
Hubbs’ beaked whale Mesoplodon carlhubbsi Odontoceti Ziphiidae Yes 5.00 m 5.30 m 1500 kg North
Humpback whale Megaptera novaeangliae Mysticeti Balaenopteridae Yes 11.50 m 15.00 m 30000 kg Both
Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphin Tursiops aduncus Odontoceti Delphinidae Yes 2.50 m 2.70 m 235 kg Both
Indo-Pacific finless porpoise Neophocoena phocaenoides Odontoceti Phocoenidae No 1.20 m 1.90 m 45 kg Both
Indo-Pacific humpback dolphin Sousa chinensis Odontoceti Delphinidae Yes 2.00 m 2.80 m 200 kg Both
Irrawaddy dolphin Orcaella brevirostris Odontoceti Delphinidae Yes 2.10 m 2.60 m 150 kg South
Long-beaked common dolphin Delphinus capensis Odontoceti Delphinidae Yes 1.70 m 2.40 m 110 kg Both
Long-finned pilot whale Globicephala melas Odontoceti Delphinidae Yes 3.80 m 6.00 m 3500 kg Both
Longman’s beaked whale Mesoplodon pacificus Odontoceti Ziphiidae Yes 7.00 m 7.50 m 1500 kg Both
Melon-headed whale Peponocephala electra Odontoceti Delphinidae Yes 2.10 m 2.70 m 180 kg Both
Narrow-ridged finless porpoise Neophocaena asiaeorientalis Odontoceti Phocoenidae No 1.20 m 1.90 m 45 kg North
Narwhal Monodon monoceros Odontoceti Monodontidae No 3.80 m 5.00 m 1600 kg North
North Atlantic right whale Eubalaena glacialis Mysticeti Balaenidae No 11.00 m 18.00 m 80000 kg North
North Pacific right whale Eubalaena japonica Mysticeti Balaenidae No 11.00 m 18.00 m 80000 kg North
Northern bottlenose whale Hyperoodon ampullatus Odontoceti Ziphiidae Yes 7.00 m 9.00 m 7500 kg North
Northern right whale dolphin Lissodelphis borealis Odontoceti Delphinidae No 2.00 m 3.00 m 100 kg North
Omura's whale Balaenoptera omurai Mysticeti Balaenopteridae Yes 10.00 m 12.00 m 15000 kg North
Orca Orcinus orca Odontoceti Delphinidae Yes 6.00 m 9.80 m 8000 kg Both
Pacific white-sided dolphin Lagenorhynchus obliquidens Odontoceti Delphinidae Yes 1.70 m 2.40 m 150 kg North
Pantropical spotted dolphin Stenella attenuata Odontoceti Delphinidae Yes 1.70 m 2.40 m 115 kg Both
Peale’s dolphin Lagenorhynchus australis Odontoceti Delphinidae Yes 2.00 m 2.20 m 130 kg South
Perrin’s beaked whale Mesoplodon perrini Odontoceti Ziphiidae Yes 4.00 m 4.50 m 2000 kg North
Pygmy beaked whale Mesoplodon peruvianus Odontoceti Ziphiidae Yes 3.40 m 3.70 m 1500 kg Both
Pygmy killer whale Feresa attenuata Odontoceti Delphinidae Yes 2.10 m 2.60 m 170 kg Both
Pygmy right whale Caperea marginata Mysticeti Neobalaenidae Yes 5.50 m 6.50 m 3500 kg South
Pygmy sperm whale Kogia breviceps Odontoceti Kogiidae Yes 2.70 m 3.40 m 400 kg Both
Risso's dolphin Grampus griseus Odontoceti Delphinidae Yes 2.60 m 3.80 m 500 kg Both
Rough-toothed dolphin Steno bredanensis Odontoceti Delphinidae Yes 2.10 m 2.60 m 150 kg Both
Sei whale Balaenoptera borealis Mysticeti Balaenopteridae Yes 12.00 m 16.00 m 30000 kg Both
Shepherd’s beaked whale Tasmacetus shepherdi Odontoceti Ziphiidae Yes 6.00 m 7.00 m 3000 kg South
Short-beaked common dolphin Delphinus delphis Odontoceti Delphinidae Yes 1.70 m 2.50 m 130 kg Both
Short-finned pilot whale Globicephala macrorhynchus Odontoceti Delphinidae Yes 3.60 m 6.50 m 4000 kg Both
South Asian river dolphin Platanista gangetica Odontoceti Platanistidae No 1.50 m 2.50 m 90 kg North
Southern bottlenose whale Hyperoodon planifrons Odontoceti Ziphiidae Yes 6.00 m 7.50 m 8000 kg South
Southern right whale Eubalaena australis Mysticeti Balaenidae No 11.00 m 18.00 m 80000 kg South
Southern right whale dolphin Lissodelphis peronii Odontoceti Delphinidae No 1.80 m 2.90 m 100 kg South
Sowerby’s beaked whale Mesoplodon bidens Odontoceti Ziphiidae Yes 4.00 m 4.50 m 1300 kg North
Spade-toothed whale Mesoplodon traversii Odontoceti Ziphiidae Yes 4.00 m 4.50 m 2000 kg South
Spectacled porpoise Phocoena dioptrica Odontoceti Phocoenidae Yes 1.30 m 2.20 m 84 kg South
Sperm whale Physeter macrocephalus Odontoceti Physeteridae No 11.00 m 18.00 m 50000 kg Both
Spinner dolphin Stenella longirostris Odontoceti Delphinidae Yes 1.30 m 2.10 m 75 kg Both
Stejneger’s beaked whale Mesoplodon stejnegeri Odontoceti Ziphiidae Yes 5.00 m 5.30 m 1500 kg North
Strap-toothed whale Mesoplodon layardii Odontoceti Ziphiidae Yes 5.00 m 6.20 m 3000 kg South
Striped dolphin Stenella coeruleoalba Odontoceti Delphinidae Yes 1.80 m 2.50 m 150 kg Both
True’s beaked whale Mesoplodon mirus Odontoceti Ziphiidae Yes 4.90 m 5.30 m 1500 kg Both
Tucuxi Sotalia fluviatilis Odontoceti Delphinidae Yes 1.30 m 1.80 m 45 kg South
Vaquita Phocoena sinus Odontoceti Phocoenidae Yes 1.20 m 1.50 m 55 kg North
White-beaked dolphin Lagenorhynchus albirostris Odontoceti Delphinidae Yes 2.50 m 2.80 m 275 kg North