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Illustrated Poster on all Odontocetes

Overall Summary and Recommendations

Cetacean Conservation under the Convention on Migratory Species

Geographical grouping of species

Mesoplodont / Beaked whales: Introduction and Sources

Recommendation on Cetaceans in southern South America (Hucke-Gaete 2000)

Conservation of small cetaceans in South-East Asia (Perrin et al. 1996)

SPECIES ACCOUNTS sorted by names:
  Scientific: English:
Berardius arnuxii Arnoux´s beaked whale
Berardius bairdii Baird's beaked whale
Cephalorhynchus commersonii Commerson's dolphin
Cephalorhynchus eutropia Chilean dolphin
Cephalorhynchus heavisidii Heaviside's dolphin
Cephalorhynchus hectori Hector's dolphin
Delphinapterus leucas White whale
Delphinus capensis Long-beaked common dolphin
Delphinus delphis Short-beaked common dolphin
Feresa attenuata Pygmy killer whale
Globicephala macrorhynchus Short-finned pilot whale
Globicephala melas Long-finned pilot whale
Grampus griseus Risso's dolphin
Hyperoodon ampullatus North Atlantic bottlenose whale
Hyperoodon planifrons Southern bottlenose whale
Indopacetus pacificus Indo-Pacific beaked whale
Inia geoffrensis Amazon river dolphin
Kogia breviceps Pygmy sperm whale
Kogia sima Dwarf sperm whale
Lagenodelphis hosei Fraser's dolphin
Lagenorhynchus acutus Atlantic white-sided dolphin
Lagenorhynchus albirostris White-beaked dolphin
Lagenorhynchus australis Peale's dolphin
Lagenorhynchus cruciger Hourglass dolphin
Lagenorhynchus obliquidens Pacific white-sided dolphin
Lagenorhynchus obscurus Dusky dolphin
Lipotes vexillifer Yangtse river-dolphin
Lissodelphis borealis Northern right-whale dolphin
Lissodelphis peronii Southern right-whale dolphin
Mesoplodon bidens Sowerby's beaked whale
Mesoplodon bowdoini Andrews' beaked whale
Mesoplodon carlhubbsi Hubbs' beaked whale
Mesoplodon densirostris Blainville's beaked whale
Mesoplodon europaeus Gervais' beaked whale
Mesoplodon ginkgodens Ginkgo-toothed whale
Mesoplodon grayi Gray's beaked whale
Mesoplodon hectori Hector's beaked whale
Mesoplodon layardii Layard's beaked whale
Mesoplodon mirus True's beaked whale
Mesoplodon perrini Perrin's beaked whale
Mesoplodon peruvianus Peruvian beaked whale
Mesoplodon stejnegeri Stejneger's beaked whale
Mesoplodon traversii Spade-toothed beaked whale
Monodon monoceros Narwhal
Neophocaena phocaenoides Finless porpoise
Orcaella brevirostris Irrawaddy dolphin
Orcaella heinsohni Australian snubfin dolphin
Orcinus orca Killer whale
Peponocephala electra Melon-headed whale
Phocoena dioptrica Spectacled porpoise
Phocoena phocoena Harbour porpoise
Phocoena sinus Vaquita
Phocoena spinipinnis Burmeister's porpoise
Phocoenoides dalli Dall's porpoise
Physeter macrocephalus Sperm whale
Platanista gangetica South-Asian river dolphin
Pontoporia blainvillei La Plata dolphin
Pseudorca crassidens False killer whale
Sotalia fluviatilis Tucuxi
Sotalia guianensis Guiana dolphin
Sousa chinensis Indo-Pacific humpback dolphin
Sousa teuszii Atlantic humpback dolphin
Stenella attenuata Pantropical spotted dolphin
Stenella clymene Clymene dolphin
Stenella coeruleoalba Striped dolphin
Stenella frontalis Atlantic spotted dolphin
Stenella longirostris Spinner dolphin
Steno bredanensis Rough-toothed dolphin
Tasmacetus shepherdi Tasman beaked whale
Tursiops aduncus Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphin
Tursiops truncatus Common bottlenose dolphin
Ziphius cavirostris Cuvier's beaked whale

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