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Under the Sea



Toothed Whales (Odontoceti) contains nine families consisting of toothed whales, dolphins, and porpoises: Physeteridae, Kogiidae, Monodontidae, Ziphiidae, Delphinidae, Pontoporiidae, Platanistidae, Iniidae, and Phocoenidae.

Pilot & Killer Whales (Blackfish): Orca (Killer Whale) (Orcinus orca), False Killer Whale (Pseudorca crassidens), Pygmy Killer Whale (Feresa attenuata), Melon-headed Whale (Peponocephala electra), Long-Finned Pilot Whale (Globicephala melas), Short-Finned Pilot Whale (Globicephala macrorhynchus)

Humpbacked Dolphins: Atlantic Humpbacked Dolphin (Sousa teuszii), Indo-Pacific Humpbacked Dolphin (Sousa chinensis; Sousa plumbea)

Oceanic Dolphins: Atlantic Spotted Dolphin (Stenella frontalis), Atlantic White-Sided Dolphin (Lagenorhynchus acutus), Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops truncatus), Chilean Dolphin (Cephalorhynchus eutropia), Clymene Dolphin (Stenella clymene), Commerson's Dolphin (Cephalorhynchus commersonii), Dusky Dolphin (Lagenorhynchus obscurus), Fraser's Dolphin (Lagenodelphis hosei), Heaviside's Dolphin (Cephalorhynchus heavisidii), Hector's Dolphin (Cephalorhynchus hectori), Hourglass Dolphin (Lagenorhynchus cruciger), Irrawaddy Dolphin (Orcaella brevirostris), Long-Beaked Common Dolphin (Delphinus capensis), Northern Rightwhale Dolphin (Lissodelphis borealis), Pacific White-Sided Dolphin (Lagenorhynchus obliquidens), Pantropical Spotted Dolphin (Stenella attenuata), Peale's Dolphin (Lagenorhynchus australis), Risso's Dolphin (Grampus griseus), Rough-Toothed Dolphin (Steno bredanensis), Short-Beaked Common Dolphin (Delphinus delphis), Southern Rightwhale Dolphin (Lissiodelphis peronii), Spinner Dolphin (Stenella longirostris), Striped Dolphin (Stenella coeruleoalba), Tucuxi (Sotalia fluviatilis), White-Beaked Dolphin (Lagenorhynchus albirostris)

River Dolphins: Baiji (Chinese River Dolphin; Lipotes vexillifer), Boto(Amazon River Dolphin; Inia geoffrensis), Franciscana (La Plata River Dolphin; Pontoporia blainvillei), Ganges River Dolphin (Platanista gangetica), Indus River Dolphin (Platanista minor)