The Topic: 
Species of Whales and Dolphins


This webpage is a companion to another 42eXplore project (You can find hundreds of other thematic projects at the index page) from eduScapes that is titled Whales and Dolphins. There you will find information, activities, vocubulary, webQuests, and more on whales and dolphins. Don't miss visiting there, too!

 
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Amazon River Dolphin: (1) Amazon River Dolphin, (2) Amazon River Dolphins from Virtual 
Explorers, (3) Amazon River Dolphin from Pittsburgh Zoo & Aquarium, (4) Inia geoffrensis: Boto or Amazon River Dolphin
Atlantic Humpback Dolphin: (1) Atlantic Humpback Dolphin from University of Michigan 
Museum of Zoology, (2) Atlantic Humpback Dolphin from Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society, (3) Atlantic Humpback from ThinkQuest, (4) Sousa teuszii: Alantic Humpbacked Dolphin
Atlantic White-sided Dolphin: (1) Atlantic White-sided Dolphin, (2) Lagenorhynchus acutus: 
Atlantic White-Sided Dolphin, (3) Atlantic White Sided Dolphin by Nick T., (4) White-sided dolphin (Lagenorhynchus acutus), (5) Lagenorhynchus acutus: Atlantic White-Sided Dolphin
 
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Baiji Dolphin aka Whitefin, Chinese River: (1) Baiji, or Whitefin Dolphin, (2) Baiji or Chinese River 
Dolphin, (3) Baiji, Whitefin Dolphin from University of Michigan Museum of Zoology, (4) Baiji Dolphin Information, (5) Baiji from Animal Info,
Beluga Whale: (1) Beluga Whale from Discovering Whales, (2) Beluga Whales from Sea World, (3)
Beluga Whale from Smithsonian Institution, (4) Beluga Whale: Delphinapterus leucas, (5) Beluga Whale from Alaska Department of Fish and Game, (6) Delphinapterus leucas: Beluga Whale, (7) Beluga Whale Hub (Links-site)
Blue Whale: (1) Blue Whale from PBS's Secrets of the Ocean Realm: Sea Dwellers, (2) Blue 
Whale from Whale Songs, (3) Blue Whale Photographs (Includes video) from M. Johnson, (4) Blue Whale from Discovering Whales, (5) Blue Whale Fact Sheet from American Cetacean Society, (6) Blue Whale (Balaenoptera musculus) from National Parks Conservation Association, (7) Blue Whale
Bottlenose Dolphin: (1) Bottlenose Dolphin from Whale Songs, (2) Bottlenose Dolphins from Sea 
World, (3) Bottlenose Dolphins from Dolphins Around the World, (4) Bottlenose Dolphin: Natural History and Ecology, (5) Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) from National Parks Conservation Association, (6) Bottlenose Dolphin, (7) Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphin from Mystic Aquarium,
Bowhead Whale: (1) Bowhead Whale from Discovering Whales, (2) Bowhead Whale by Aleka, (3)
Bowhead Whale from Enchanted Learning, (4) Bowhead Whale: American Cetacean Society Fact Sheet, (5) Bowhead Whale from Alaska Department of Fish and Game, (6) Bowhead Whale, Balena mysticetus: Its Historic and Current Status by K.EW. Sheldon and D.J. Rugh
Baird's Beaked Whale: (1) Baird's Beaked Whale from Discovering Whales, (2) Beradius bairdii: 
Baird's Beaked Whale, (3) Berardius bairdii: Baird's Beaked Whale from Animal Diversity Web, University of Michigan, (4) Baird's Beaked Whale, Berardius bairdii, (5) Baird's Beaked Whale from Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society
Bryde's Whale: (1) Bryde's Whale from Whale Songs, (2) Bryde's Whale from Discovering Whales,
(3) Bryde's Whale (Balaenoptera edeni) Fact File from International Fund for Animal Welfare, (4) Bryde's Whale from Jaap's Marine Mammal Pages, (5) Balaenoptera edeni: Bryde's Whale from Animal Diversity Web, University of Michigan
 
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Chinese White Dolphin: (1) Pink Dolphins In Danger from Dolphins Around the World, (2) Focus: 
Chinese White Dolphin, (3) Chinese White Dolphin, (4) Fact Sheet: Chinese White Dolphin Conservation
Common Dolphin: (1) Common Dolphin from Whale Songs, (2) Common Dolphins from Dolphins 
Around the World, (3) Common Dolphin Fact Sheet from American Cetacean Society, (4) Common Dolphin,
Cuvier's Beaked Whale aka Goose-beaked Whale & Goosebeak Whale: (1) Cuvier's Beaked 
Whale from Whale Songs, (2) Ziphius cavirostris: Cuvier's Beaked Whale, (3) Cuvier's Beaked Whale from The Mammals of Texas, (4) Ziphius cavirostris: Cuvier's Beaked Whale from Animal Diversity Web, University of Michigan
 
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Dusky Dolphin: (1) Dusky Dolphins from Dolphins Around the World, (2) Lagenorhynchus 
obscurus: Dusky Dolphin from Animal Diversity Web, University of Michigan, (3) Lagenorhnchus obscurus: Dusky Dolphin, (4) Dusky Dolphin from Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society, (5) Dusky Dolphin
Dwarf Sperm Whale: (1) Dwarf Sperm Whale from Whale Songs, (2) Kogia simus: Dwarf Sperm 
Whale, (3) Kogia simus: Dwarf Sperm Whale from Animal Diversity Web, University of Michigan, (4) Dwarf Sperm Whale from Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society
False Killer Whale: (1) False Killer Whale from Whale Songs, (2) False Killer Whale from Texas 
Marine Mammal Stranding Network, (3) False Killer Whale from The Mammals of Texas, (4) Pseudorca crassidens: False Killer Whale, (5) Pseudorca crassidens: False Killer Whale from Animal Diversity Web, University of Michigan
Fin Whale: (1) Fin Whale from Discovering Whales, (2) Fin Whale (Balaenoptera physalus), (3) Fin 
Whale by Greg, (4) Fin Whale: American Cetacean Society Fact Sheet, (5) Balaenoptera physalus: Fin Whale from Animal Diversity Web, University of Michigan, (6) Fin Whale (Balaenoptera physalus) Fact File from International Fund for Animal Welfare
Frasier's Dolphin: (1) Frasier's Dolphin from Whale Songs, (2) Frazier's Dolphin from ThinkQuest
 
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Gray Whale: (1) Grey Whale from PBS's Secrets of the Ocean Realm: Sea Dwellers, (2) Gray 
Whale, (3) Gray Whale Fact Sheet from American Cetacean Society, (4) Grey Whale by Jason
Humpback Whale: (1) Humpback Whale from PBS's Secrets of the Ocean Realm: Sea Dwellers,
(2) Humpback Whale from Whale Songs, (3) Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale, (4) Humpback Whale from Discovering Whales, (5) Humpback Whale (Megaptera novaeangliae), (6) Humpback Whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) from National Parks Conservation Association, (7) Humpback Whales
Indio-Pacific Humpback Dolphin: (1) Indo -Pacific Humpback Dolphins from Dolphins Around 
the World, (2) Indo-Pacific Hump-backed Dolphin, (3) Indo-Pacific Humpbacked Dolphin from University of Michigan Museum of Zoology, (4) Indo-Pacific Humpbacked Dolphin
Killer Whale (aka Orca): (1) Killer Whale from Whale Songs, (2) Killer Whale from Discovering 
Whales, (3) Killer Whale (Orcinus orca), (4) Killer Whales from Sea World, (5) Orca (Killer Whale) from Smithsonian Institution, (6) Killer Whale, (7) Killer Whale by Nadia, (8) Orcas from Dolphins Around the World, (9) Orca, Killer Whale from Enchanted Learning, (10) Orcas: The Killer Whales
 
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Minke Whale: (1) Minke Whale from Discovering Whales, (2) Minke Whale by Hagop, (3) Minke 
Whale: Balaenoptera acutorostrata from The Mammal Society, (4) Minke Whale from Enchanted Learning, (5) Minke Whale, (6) Balaenoptera acutorostrata: Minke Whale from University of Michigan, Museum of Zoology
Narwhal: (1) Narwhal from Discovering Whales, (2) Narwhal, (3) Narwhal: Monodon monoceros
from Enchanted Learning, (4) Monodon Monocerus: Narwhal, (5) Narwhal from Northwest Terrritories Wildlife and Fisheries, (6) Narwhal (Monodon monoceros) Fact File from International Fund for Animal Welfare
Northern Right Whale: (1) Northern Right Whale by M.L. Corn, (2) Northern Right Whale from
Alaska Department of Fish and Game, (3) Right Whale from Discovering Whales, (4) Facts about Northern Right Whales, (5) Northern Right Whale from Mammals of Texas
Orcas: See Killer Whale
 
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Pantropical Spotted Dolphin: (1) Pantropical Spotted Dolphin from Whale Songs, (2) Pantropical 
Spotted Dolphin, (3) Pantropical Spotted Dolphin from Defenders of Wildlife, (4) Stenella attenuata: Pantropical Spotted Dolphin, (5) Pantropical Spotted Dolphin from Enchanted Learning, (6) Pantropical Spotted Dolphin from Mammals of Texas
Pilot Whale: (1) Pilot Whale from Whale Songs, (2) Pilot Whale, (3) General Information about Pilot 
Whales, (4) Pilot Whale (Globicephala melaena) from Marine Mammal Stranding Center, (5) Pilot Whale: American Cetacean Society Fact Sheet
Pygmy Killer Whale aka Slender Blackfish & Slender Pilot Whale: (1) Pygmy Killer Whale from
Whale Songs, (2) Pygmy Killer Whale from Mammals of Texas, (3) Feresa attenuata: Pygmy Killer Whale, (4) Pygmy Killer Whale from Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society
Pygmy Sperm Whale: (1) Pygmy Sperm Whale from Whale Songs, (2) Pygmy Sperm Whale from
Discovering Whales, (3) Firecracker Whale by M.M.A. Newman & G.C. Newman, (4) Kogia breviceps: Pygmy Sperm Whale, (5) Kogia breviceps: Pygmy Sperm Whale from Animal Diversity, University of Michigan
 
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Right Whale: (1) Right Whale from Discovering Whales, (2) Right Whale by Hassan, (3) Right 
Whale from Enchanted Learning, (4) Right Whale Population May Be on Rebound by G. Krueger from National Geographic, (5) Detailed Information about Right Whales
Rough-Toothed Dolphin aka Slopehead Dolpnin: (1) Rough-Toothed Dolphin from Whale Songs,
(2) Rough-toothed Dolphin from Mammals of Texas, (3) Steno bredanensis: Rough-Toothed Dolphin, (4) Rough-toothed Dolphin from Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society, (5) Steno bredanensis: Rough-Toothed Dolphin from Animal Diversity, University of Michigan
 
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Sei Whale: (1) Sei Whale from Whale Songs, (2) Sei Whale from Discovering Whales, (3)
Balaenoptera borealis: Sei Whale from Animal Diversity, University of Michigan, (4) Balaenoptera borealis: Sei Whale, (5) Sei Whale (Balaenoptera borealis) Fact File from International Fund for Animal Welfare
Short-finned Pilot Whale: (1) Short-finned Pilot Whale from Whale Songs, (2) Short-finned Pilot 
Whale from Mammals of Texas, (3) Globicephala macrohynchus: Short-Finned Pilot Whale, (4) Short-finned Pilot Whale (Globicephala macrorhynchus) Fact File from International Fund for Animal Welfare
Southern Right Whale: (1) Southern Right Whale from PBS's Secrets of the Ocean Realm: Sea 
Dwellers, (2) Southern Right Whale from Unique Australian Animals, (3) Southern Right Whales, (4) Eubalaena australis: Southern Right Whales, (5) Southern Right Whale from Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society
Sperm Whale: (1) Sperm Whale from PBS's Secrets of the Ocean Realm: Sea Dwellers, (2) Sperm 
Whale from Whale Songs, (3) Sperm Whale from Discovering Whales, (4) Sperm Whale from Unnatural Museum, (5) Sperm Whale Fact Sheet from American Cetacean Society,
Spinner Dolphin aka Long-Snouted Spinner & Long-beaked Dolphin: (1) Long-Snouted Spinner 
Dolphin from Whale Songs, (2) Spinner Dolphin, (3) Spinner Dolphin from The Mammals of Texas, (4) Spinner Dolphin from Defenders of Wildlife, (5) Stenella longirostris: Spinner Dolphin
Spotted Dolphin: (1) Spotted Dolphin from Whale Songs, (2) Spotted Dolphins from Dolphins 
Around the World, (3) Spotted Dolphin (Atlantic) from Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society, (4) Stenella attenuata: Spotted Dolphin from Animal Diversity, University of Michigan
 
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White-beaked Dolphin: (1) White-beaked Dolphin, (2) Lagenorhynchus albriostris: White-Nosed 
Dolphin, (3) White-beaked dolphin (Lagenorhynchus albirostris), (4) White-beaked Dolphin from Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society, (5) Lagenorhynchus albirostris: White-Beaked Dolphin from Animal Diversity, University of Michigan
 
 
 
 
Created by Annette Lamb and Larry Johnson, 4/02. Update by Nancy Smith 10/02