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BAHAMAS MARINE MAMMAL RESEARCH ORGANISATION

This page – in fact the whole marine mammal section – is in the process of reorganisation. It will take a bit of time while I swap things around, so do call back another time…

Checklist of the marine mammals of the Bahamas, from The Natural History of the Bahamas, Cornell University Press, published Autumn 2019

 

LIST OF ALL WHALE AND DOLPHIN SPECIES RECORDED IN THE BAHAMAS

  • Common bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus)
  • Atlantic spotted dolphin (Stenella frontalis)
  • Pan-tropical spotted dolphin (Stenella attenuata)
  • Striped dolphin (Stenella coeruleoalba)
  • Rough-toothed dolphin (Steno bredanensis)
  • Fraser’s dolphin (Lagenodelphis hosei)
  • Risso’s dolphin (Grampus griseus)
  • Short-finned pilot whale (Globicephala macrorhynchus)
  • Melon-headed whale (Peponocephala electra)
  • Pygmy killer whale (Feresa attenuata)
  • False killer whale (Pseudorca crassidens)
  • Killer whale (Orcinus orca)
  • Blainville’s beaked whale (Mesoplodon densirostris)
  • Gervais’ beaked whale (Mesoplodon europaeus)
  • Cuvier’s beaked whale (Ziphius cavirostris)
  • Dwarf sperm whale (Kogia sima)
  • Pygmy sperm whale (Kogia breviceps)
  • Sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus)
  • Minke whale (Balaenoptera acutorostrata)
  • Bryde’s whale (Balaenoptera edeni)
  • Fin whale (Balaenoptera physalus)
  • Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae)

 

BMMRO RESEARCH OVERVIEW

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BMMRO_ResearchOverview_Aug2017_wide-web

SPERM WHALE FIELD TRIP 2017

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BMMRO E-NEWS WINTER 2016

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THIS NEW PAGE WILL BE GRADUALLY COBBLED TOGETHER AS AND WHEN I CAN GET ROUND TO IT!

BMMRO NEW WEBSITE                 http://www.bahamaswhales.org/

BMMRO FACEBOOK PAGE             https://www.facebook.com/BMMRO/?fref=ts

BAHAMAS MANTEE CLUB             Now amalgamated with main BMMRO FB page  [ex https://www.facebook.com/groups/BahManateeClub/%5D

Atlantic Spotted Dolphin, AbacoSpotted Dolphin, Abaco ©BMMRO

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