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Species Name Species Category Protected Status Region
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Sousa teuszii
  • Species Category
    Dolphins & Porpoises
  • ESA Candidate
  • MMPA Protected
  • CITES Appendix I
  • Region
    Foreign
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Side profile illustration of Atlantic spotted dolphin. Credit: Jack Hornady.
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Stenella frontalis
  • Species Category
    Dolphins & Porpoises
  • MMPA Protected
  • CITES Appendix II
  • SPAW Annex II
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Southeast
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640x427-Atlantic-White-Sided-Dolphin.jpg
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Lagenorhynchus acutus
  • Species Category
    Dolphins & Porpoises
  • MMPA Protected
  • CITES Appendix II
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Southeast
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640x427-chinese-river-dolphin.jpg
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Lipotes vexillifer
  • Species Category
    Dolphins & Porpoises
  • ESA Endangered - Foreign
  • MMPA Protected
  • MMPA Depleted
  • CITES Appendix I
  • Region
    Foreign
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640x427-clymene-dolphin.png
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Stenella clymene
  • Species Category
    Dolphins & Porpoises
  • MMPA Protected
  • CITES Appendix II
  • SPAW Annex II
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Southeast
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640x427-Dolphin_Bottlenose_NB_W.png
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Tursiops truncatus
  • Species Category
    Dolphins & Porpoises
  • MMPA Protected
  • MMPA Depleted
  • MMPA Depleted
  • MMPA Depleted
  • MMPA Depleted
  • MMPA Depleted
  • CITES Appendix II
  • SPAW Annex II
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
  • Region
    Southeast
  • Region
    West Coast
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Side profile Dall's porpoise illustration. Credit: Jack Hornady
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Phocoenoides dalli
  • Species Category
    Dolphins & Porpoises
  • MMPA Protected
  • CITES Appendix II
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    West Coast
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Profile drawing of False Killer Whale
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Pseudorca crassidens
  • Species Category
    Whales
  • Species Category
    Dolphins & Porpoises
  • ESA Endangered
  • MMPA Protected
  • MMPA Depleted
  • CITES Appendix II
  • SPAW Annex II
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
  • Region
    Southeast
  • Region
    West Coast
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640x427-frasers-dolphin.png
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Lagenodelphis hosei
  • Species Category
    Dolphins & Porpoises
  • MMPA Protected
  • CITES Appendix II
  • SPAW Annex II
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
  • Region
    Southeast
Image
harbor porpoise illustration
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Phocoena phocoena
  • Species Category
    Dolphins & Porpoises
  • MMPA Protected
  • CITES Appendix II
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Southeast
  • Region
    West Coast
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640x427-hectors-dolphin.png
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Cephalorhynchus hectori
  • Species Category
    Dolphins & Porpoises
  • ESA Endangered - Foreign
  • ESA Threatened - Foreign
  • MMPA Protected
  • CITES Appendix II
  • Region
    Foreign
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Indus River dolphin illustration. Credit: Jack Hornady
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Platanista gangetica minor
  • Species Category
    Dolphins & Porpoises
  • ESA Endangered - Foreign
  • MMPA Protected
  • MMPA Depleted
  • CITES Appendix II
  • Region
    Foreign
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Drawing of a killer whale in profile
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Orcinus orca
Also Known As
Orca
  • Species Category
    Whales
  • Species Category
    Dolphins & Porpoises
  • ESA Endangered
  • MMPA Protected
  • MMPA Depleted
  • CITES Appendix II
  • SPAW Annex II
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
  • Region
    Southeast
  • Region
    West Coast
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640x427-long-beaked-common-dolphin.png
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Delphinus capensis
  • Species Category
    Dolphins & Porpoises
  • MMPA Protected
  • CITES Appendix II
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
640x427-long-finned-pilot-whale.png
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Globicephala melas
  • Species Category
    Whales
  • Species Category
    Dolphins & Porpoises
  • MMPA Protected
  • CITES Appendix II
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Southeast
Image
640x427-melon-headed-whale.png
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Peponocephala electra
  • Species Category
    Whales
  • Species Category
    Dolphins & Porpoises
  • MMPA Protected
  • CITES Appendix II
  • SPAW Annex II
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
  • Region
    Southeast
  • Region
    West Coast
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640x427-northern-right-whale-dolphin.png
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Lissodelphis borealis
  • Species Category
    Dolphins & Porpoises
  • MMPA Protected
  • CITES Appendix II
  • Region
    West Coast
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640x427-pacific-white-sided-dolphin.png
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Lagenorhynchus obliquidens
  • Species Category
    Dolphins & Porpoises
  • MMPA Protected
  • CITES Appendix II
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    West Coast
Image
640x427-pantropical-spotted-dolphin.png
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Stenella attenuata
  • Species Category
    Dolphins & Porpoises
  • MMPA Protected
  • MMPA Depleted
  • CITES Appendix II
  • SPAW Annex II
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
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Profile drawing of Pygmy Killer Whale
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Feresa attenuata
  • Species Category
    Whales
  • Species Category
    Dolphins & Porpoises
  • MMPA Protected
  • CITES Appendix II
  • SPAW Annex II
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
  • Region
    Southeast
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640x427-rissos-dolphin.png
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Grampus griseus
  • Species Category
    Dolphins & Porpoises
  • MMPA Protected
  • CITES Appendix II
  • SPAW Annex II
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
  • Region
    Southeast
  • Region
    West Coast
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640x427-rough-toothed-dolphin.png
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Steno bredanensis
  • Species Category
    Dolphins & Porpoises
  • MMPA Protected
  • CITES Appendix II
  • SPAW Annex II
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
  • Region
    Southeast
  • Region
    West Coast
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640x427-short-beaked-common-dolphin.png
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Delphinus delphis
  • Species Category
    Dolphins & Porpoises
  • MMPA Protected
  • CITES Appendix II
  • SPAW Annex II
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
  • Region
    Southeast
  • Region
    West Coast
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Left-facing illustration of short-finned pilot whale with mostly black body and white underside. Credit: Jack Hornady for NOAA Fisheries.
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Globicephala macrorhynchus
  • Species Category
    Whales
  • Species Category
    Dolphins & Porpoises
  • MMPA Protected
  • CITES Appendix II
  • SPAW Annex II
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
  • Region
    Southeast
  • Region
    West Coast
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640x427-spinner-dolphin.png
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Stenella longirostris
  • Species Category
    Dolphins & Porpoises
  • MMPA Protected
  • MMPA Depleted
  • CITES Appendix II
  • SPAW Annex II
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
  • Region
    Southeast
  • Region
    West Coast