Orcinus orca

Published on 21 March was a review of the literature and overview of the contemporary use of aquatic megafauna (cetaceans, sirenians, chelonians, and crocodylians) in the global tropics and subtropics, for 37 species listed on the Appendices of the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS).

22 Mar 2022
Assessment information
CMS InstrumentsCMS, ACCOBAMS, ASCOBANS, Western African Aquatic Mammals, Pacific Islands Cetaceans
IUCN StatusData Deficient
Date of entry in Appendix II1991
Geographic range
Countries Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Denmark, Eritrea, France, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Japan, Kenya, Liberia, Mexico, Mozambique, Myanmar, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Panama, Portugal, Republic of Korea, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Thailand, United Kingdom, United Republic of Tanzania, United States of America, Uruguay, Venezuela

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Common names
EnglishKiller Whale, Orca
FrenchEpaulard, Orque
Scientific name Orcinus orca