Marine Mammal Stranding Database


Marine Mammal List

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Order: Carnivora
Family: Phocidae
Phoca vitulina Harbor Seal *
Order: Cetacea
Suborder: Odontoceti
Family: Phocoenidae
Phocoena phocoena Harbor Porpoise
Family: Delphinidae
Delphinus delphis Short-Beaked Common Dolphin
Stenella attenuata Pantropical Spotted Dolphin
Stenella clymene Clymene Dolphin
Stenella coeruleoalba Striped Dolphin *
Stenella frontalis Atlantic Spotted Dolphin *
Stenella longirostris Spinner Dolphin *
Tursiops truncatus Bottlenose Dolphin *
Feresa attenuata Pygmy Killer Whale *
Pseudorca crassidens False Killer Whale *
Globicephala macrorhynchus Short-finned Pilot Whale *
Peponocephala electra Melon-headed Whale
Grampus griseus Risso's Dolphin *
Lagenorhynchus acutus Atlantic White-Sided Dolphin
Orcinus orca Killer Whale
Steno bredanensis Rough-toothed Dolphin *
Family: Ziphiidae
Mesoplodon bidens Sowerby's Beaked Whale *
Mesoplodon densirostris Blainville's Beaked Whale *
Mesoplodon europaeus Gervais' Beaked Whale *
Mesoplodon mirus True's Beaked Whale
Ziphius cavirostris Cuvier's Beaked Whale *
Family: Kogiidae
Kogia breviceps Pygmy Sperm Whale *
Kogia sima Dwarf Sperm Whale *
Family: Physeteridae
Physeter macrocephalus Sperm Whale
Suborder: Mysticeti
Family: Balaenidae
Eubalaena glacialis North Atlantic Right Whale *
Family: Balaenopteridae
Balaenoptera acutorostrata Minke Whale
Balaenoptera borealis Sei Whale
Balaenoptera edeni Bryde's Whale *
Balaenoptera musculus Blue Whale
Balaenoptera physalus Fin Whale
Megaptera novaeangliae Humpback Whale *

   * Species occurs in the Georgia Marine Mammal Stranding database.