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Discover Life 123 kinds match:
Arctocephalus australis  [popup]
South american fur seal
Arctocephalus forsteri  [popup]
New zealand fur seal
Arctocephalus galapagoensis  [popup]
Galapagos fur seal
Arctocephalus gazella  [popup]
Antarctic fur seal
Arctocephalus philippi  [popup]
Juan fernandez fur seal
Arctocephalus philippii  [popup]
Juan fernandez fur seal
Arctocephalus pusillus  [popup]
South african and australian fur seals
Arctocephalus townsendi  [popup]
Guadalupe fur seal
Arctocephalus tropicalis  [popup]
Subantarctic fur seal
Balaena mysticetus  [popup]
Bowhead whale
Balaenoptera acutorostrata  [popup]
Common minke whale
Balaenoptera bonaerensis  [popup]
Antarctic minke whale
Balaenoptera borealis  [popup]
Sei whale
Balaenoptera edeni  [popup]
Brydes whale
Balaenoptera musculus  [popup]
Blue whale
Balaenoptera physalus  [popup]
Fin whale
Berardius arnuxii  [popup]
Arnouxs beaked whale
Berardius bairdii  [popup]
Bairds beaked whale
Callorhinus ursinus  [popup]
Northern fur seal
Caperea marginata  [popup]
Pygmy right whale
Cephalorhynchus commersonii  [popup]
Commersons dolphin
Cephalorhynchus eutropia  [popup]
Chilean dolphin
Cephalorhynchus heavisidii  [popup]
Heavisides dolphin
Cephalorhynchus hectori  [popup]
Hectors dolphin
Cystophora cristata  [popup]
Hooded seal
Delphinapterus leucas  [popup]
Cook inlet beluga whale
Delphinus capensis  [popup]
Long-beaked dolphin
Delphinus delphis  [popup]
Common dolphin
Dugong dugon  [popup]
Dugong
Enhydra lutris  [popup]
Sea otter
Erignathus barbatus  [popup]
Bearded seal
Eschrichtius robustus  [popup]
Gray whale
Eubalaena australis  [popup]
Southern right whale
Eubalaena glacialis  [popup]
North atlantic right whale...
Eubalaena japonica  [popup]
North pacific right whale
Eumetopias jubatus  [popup]
Northern sea lion
Feresa attenuata  [popup]
Pygmy killer whale
Globicephala macrorhynchus  [popup]
Short-finned pilot whale
Globicephala melas  [popup]
Long-finned pilot whale
Grampus griseus  [popup]
Rissos dolphin
Halichoerus grypus  [popup]
Gray seal
Histriophoca fasciata  [popup]
Ribbon seal
Hydrurga leptonyx  [popup]
Leopard seal
Hyperoodon ampullatus  [popup]
Northern bottlenose whale
Hyperoodon planifrons  [popup]
Southern bottlenose whale
Indopacetus pacificus  [popup]
Longmans beaked whale
Inia geoffrensis  [popup]
Boto...
Kogia breviceps  [popup]
Pygmy sperm whale
Kogia sima  [popup]
Dwarf sperm whale
Lagenodelphis hosei  [popup]
Frasers dolphin
Lagenorhynchus acutus  [popup]
Atlantic white-sided dolphin
Lagenorhynchus albirostris  [popup]
White-beaked dolphin
Lagenorhynchus australis  [popup]
Peales dolphin
Lagenorhynchus cruciger  [popup]
Hourglass dolphin
Lagenorhynchus obliquidens  [popup]
Pacific white-sides dolphin
Lagenorhynchus obscurus  [popup]
Dusky dolphin
Leptonychotes weddellii  [popup]
Weddell seal
Lipotes vexillifer  [popup]
Baiji...
Lissodelphis borealis  [popup]
Northern right dolphin
Lissodelphis peronii  [popup]
Southern right dolphin
Lobodon carcinophagus  [popup]
Crabeater seal
Lontra felina  [popup]
Marine otter
Megaptera novaeangliae  [popup]
Humpback whale
Mesoplodon bidens  [popup]
Sowerbys beaked whale
Mesoplodon bowdoini  [popup]
Andrews beaked whale
Mesoplodon carlhubbsi  [popup]
Hubbs beaked whale
Mesoplodon densirostris  [popup]
Blainvilles beaked whale
Mesoplodon europaeus  [popup]
Gulf stream beaked whale
Mesoplodon ginkgodens  [popup]
Ginkgo-toothed beaked whale
Mesoplodon grayi  [popup]
Grays beaked whale
Mesoplodon hectori  [popup]
Hectors beaked whale
Mesoplodon layardii  [popup]
Strap-toothed whale
Mesoplodon mirus  [popup]
Trues beaked whale
Mesoplodon peruvianus  [popup]
Pygmy beaked whale
Mesoplodon stejnegeri  [popup]
Stejnegers beaked whale
Mirounga angustirostris  [popup]
Northern elephant seal
Mirounga leonina  [popup]
Southern elephant seal
Monachus monachus  [popup]
Mediterranean monk seal
Monachus schauinslandi  [popup]
Hawaiian monk seal
Monodon monoceros  [popup]
Narwhal
Neophoca cinerea  [popup]
Australian sea lion
Neophocaena phocaenoides  [popup]
Finless porpoise
Odobenus rosmarus  [popup]
Walrus
Ommatophoca rossii  [popup]
Ross seal
Orcaella brevirostris  [popup]
Irrawaddy dolphin
Orcinus orca  [popup]
Killer whale
Otaria flavescens  [popup]
South american sea lion...
Pagophilus groenlandica  [popup]
Harp seal
Pagophilus groenlandicus  [popup]
Harp seal
Peponocephala electra  [popup]
Melon-headed whale
Phoca largha  [popup]
Spotted seal
Phoca vitulina  [popup]
Harbor seal
Phocarctos hookeri  [popup]
New zealand sea lion
Phocoena dioptrica  [popup]
Spectacled porpoise
Phocoena phocoena  [popup]
Harbor porpoise
Phocoena sinus  [popup]
Vaquita
Phocoena spinipinnis  [popup]
Burmeisters porpoise
Phocoenoides dalli  [popup]
Dalls porpoise
Physeter macrocephalus  [popup]
Sperm whale
Platanista gangetica  [popup]
South asian river dolphin
Pontoporia blainvillei  [popup]
Franciscana
Pseudorca crassidens  [popup]
False killer whale
Pusa caspica  [popup]
Caspian seal
Pusa hispida  [popup]
Ringed seal
Pusa sibirica  [popup]
Baikal seal
Sotalia fluviatilis  [popup]
Tucuxi
Sousa chinensis  [popup]
Indo-pacific humpback dolphin
Sousa teuszii  [popup]
Atlantic humpback dolphin
Stenella attenuata  [popup]
Pantropical spotted dolphin
Stenella clymene  [popup]
Clymene dolphin
Stenella coeruleoalba  [popup]
Striped dolphin
Stenella frontalis  [popup]
Atlantic spotted dolphin
Stenella longirostris  [popup]
Spinner dolphin
Steno bredanensis  [popup]
Rough-toothed dolphin
Tasmacetus shepherdi  [popup]
Shepherds beaked whale
Trichechus inunguis  [popup]
Amazonian manatee
Trichechus manatus  [popup]
West indian manatee
Trichechus senegalensis  [popup]
West african manatee
Tursiops aduncus  [popup]
Indo-pacific bottlenose dolphin
Tursiops truncatus  [popup]
Common bottlenose dolphin
Ursus maritimus  [popup]
Polar bear
Zalophus californianus  [popup]
Callifonia sea lion...
Ziphius cavirostris  [popup]
Cuviers beaked whale


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Abdominal field, extends over the flipper
 No (2)
 Yes (1)
Abdominal teat number
 2 (10)
 4 (3)
Baleen color
 Black (7)
 White (4)
 Gray (3)
 Yellow (3)
 Brown (1)
 Green (1)
Baleen length
 2m (3)
 3m (3)
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 5m (1)
 Less than 1m (1)
Baleen plate number
 251-260 (8)
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 241-250 (7)
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 130-140 (1)
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 161-170 (1)
 171-180 (1)
 200-210 (1)
Baleen present
 No (110)
 Yes (13)
Baleen, asymmetrical coloration
 No, continuous (2)
 Yes (2)
Beak conspicuous
 Yes (38)
 No (24)
Beak is very long and thin
 No (8)
 Yes (4)
Beak, uppersurface color
 Gray (1)
 White (1)
Blow shape
 V-shaped (4)
 Heart-shaped (1)
 Round (1)
Body covered in fur
 No (86)
 Yes (37)
Body length mature
 2m (54)
 3m (40)
 1m (21)
 4m (16)
 5m (15)
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Body pattern
 Solid (10)
 Spotted (9)
 Blotched (6)
 Mottled (2)
 Scarred (1)
Chin color
 Gray (9)
 White (9)
 Black (5)
Clear separation between dark dorsal cape and lighter sides
 Yes (3)
 No (2)
Color main
 Black/Gray (113)
 White (77)
 Brown (38)
 Orange/Yellow (14)
 Blue (10)
 Red/Pink (7)
Crease between melon and beak present
 Yes (2)
 No (1)
Dark saddle present
 No (6)
 Yes (2)
Dorsal cape dips markedly at midbody
 No (1)
 Yes (1)
Dorsal dark cape present
 Yes (2)
 No (1)
Dorsal fin color
 Gray (8)
 White (3)
 Black (2)
 Pink (2)
Dorsal fin is bicolored
 No, solid (19)
 Yes (6)
Dorsal fin present
 Yes (72)
 No (52)
Dorsal fin shape
 Falcate (16)
 Triangular (12)
 Rounded (7)
Dorsal fin with undercut rear margin
 No (2)
 Yes (1)
Dorsal side contains white
 No (1)
 Yes (1)
Dorsal spots present
 No (17)
 Yes (7)
Ear flaps present
 No (103)
 Yes (18)
Extrudable membrane in nostril of adult male
 No (5)
 Yes (1)
Eye ring present
 No (2)
 Yes (1)
Eye stripe to flipper present
 No (6)
 Yes (2)
Face mask present
 No (18)
 Yes (2)
False gill present between eye and flipper
 No (10)
 Yes (2)
Feeding technique
 Gulper (7)
 Swallower (7)
 Skimmer (6)
 Benthic (2)
Flank contains yellow
 No (25)
 Yes (3)
Flank, dark stripe from face to flipper
 No (7)
 Yes (2)
Flipper present
 Rounded (1)
 Tapered (1)
Flipper, upperside contains white
 No (1)
 Yes (1)
Flippers are 1/4 of body length
 No (1)
 Yes (1)
Flippers present
 No (2)
 Yes (2)
Fluke posterior edge texture
 Smooth (4)
 Scalloped (1)
Foreflippers hair on dorsal surface extends below wrist
 No (1)
 Yes (1)
Found at Lake Baikal, Russia
 No (7)
 Yes (1)
Found in the Caspian Sea
 No (5)
 Yes (1)
Found in the Mediterranean Sea
 No (11)
 Yes (1)
Fur contains white
 No (2)
 Yes (2)
Habitat
 Ocean (26)
 River systems (9)
 Estuary (1)
 Shore (1)
Habitat, beaches
 Ice (5)
 Rocky beaches (1)
 Sandy beaches (1)
Head shape
 Round (1)
 Triangular (1)
Humpback present
 No (2)
 Yes (2)
Inflatable nose present
 No (4)
 Yes (2)
Kind
 Whales, dolphins, and porpoises (81)
 Walrus and Seals (35)
 Dugong and Manatees (4)
 Polar Bear and Otters (3)
Lips outlined with white
 No (11)
 Yes (3)
Male, guard hairs tipped with yellow or gray
 No (3)
 Yes (2)
Male, mane present
 Yes (5)
 No (2)
Mane, contrasts to lighter fur
 No (1)
 Yes (1)
Melon is bulbous
 No (2)
 Yes (1)
Mouth to flipper stripe present
 No (1)
 Yes (1)
Mouthline rises a step at midlength
 No (3)
 Yes (2)
Neck ring present
 No (6)
 Yes (1)
Nostrils present at front of the head
 No (1)
 Yes (1)
Pledge has ringed pattern
 No (6)
 Yes (1)
Range
 Northern Hemisphere (87)
 Southern Hemisphere (84)
Range in Northern Hemisphere
 North America (8)
 Asia (5)
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 Africa (2)
 Europe (1)
Range in Southern Hemisphere
 South America (14)
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 Australia (5)
 New Zealand (4)
 Asia (1)
Range, ocean
 Pacific (88)
 Atlantic (75)
 Indian (53)
 Arctic (15)
Rostral ridge number
 1 (1)
 3 (1)
Saddle present behind dorsal fin
 No (4)
 Yes (3)
Shoulder blaze present
 No (7)
 Yes (2)
Spends time on shore
 No (9)
 Yes (8)
Tail end shape
 Fluked (6)
 Rounded (3)
Teeth visible when mouth is closed
 No (23)
 Yes (14)
Teeth visible when mouth is closed are at tip of the beak
 No, on the sides of mouth (6)
 Yes (2)
Teeth, lower jaw number
 8 (18)
 16 (4)
 17 (3)
 18 (3)
 19 (3)
 22 (3)
 30 (3)
 32 (3)
 9 (3)
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 39 (1)
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 42 (1)
 43 (1)
 44 (1)
 6 (1)
Teeth, upper jaw number
 10 (10)
 9 (6)
 8 (4)
 16 (3)
 17 (3)
 18 (3)
 19 (3)
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 22 (3)
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 14 (1)
 15 (1)
 35 (1)
 36 (1)
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 38 (1)
 39 (1)
 40 (1)
 41 (1)
 42 (1)
 43 (1)
 44 (1)
 6 (1)
 7 (1)
Throat groove number
 None (4)
 2 (2)
 3 (1)
 4 (1)
 5 (1)
 6 (1)
 7 (1)
Tusk present
 No (15)
 Yes (1)
Venter main color
 Black/Dark Gray (1)
 White/Light gray (1)