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Present in New Zealand (View details)

Classification
Within NatureWatch NZ

All Names

  • Korean
    • 고래목
  • English
    • Cetaceans
    • Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises
  • Scientific Names
    • Cetacea
  • Spanish
    • Ballenas, delfines y parientes
  • Portuguese
    • Cetáceos

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Recent observations

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What

Gray Whale Family Eschrichtiidae

Observer

lorri-gong

Date

March 22, 2014 08:32 AM PDT

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Short-beaked Common Dolphin Delphinus delphis

Observer

lorri-gong

Date

September 13, 2015 04:04 PM PDT

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Pacific White-sided Dolphin Lagenorhynchus obliquidens

Observer

lorri-gong

Date

May 1, 2016 04:45 PM PDT

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Orca Orcinus orca

Observer

lorri-gong

Date

May 14, 2016 04:55 PM PDT

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Northern Right Whale Dolphin Lissodelphis borealis

Observer

lorri-gong

Date

May 1, 2016 04:19 PM PDT

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Long-beaked Common Dolphin Delphinus capensis

Observer

lorri-gong

Date

April 18, 2015 02:28 PM PDT

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Humpback Whale Megaptera novaeangliae

Observer

lorri-gong

Date

April 6, 2014 09:32 AM PDT

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Harbor Porpoise Phocoena phocoena

Observer

lorri-gong

Date

August 20, 2012 11:31 AM PDT

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Fin Whale Balaenoptera physalus

Observer

lorri-gong

Date

May 14, 2016 03:29 PM PDT

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Dall's Porpoise Phocoenoides dalli

Observer

lorri-gong

Date

July 23, 2016 03:14 PM PDT

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Common Bottlenose Dolphin Tursiops truncatus

Observer

lorri-gong

Date

April 25, 2016 07:51 AM PDT

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Blue Whale Balaenoptera musculus

Observer

lorri-gong

Date

April 18, 2015 11:44 AM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)
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Description from Wikipedia

The order Cetacea /sɨˈteɪʃ(i)ə/ includes the marine mammals commonly known as whales, dolphins, and porpoises. Cetus is Latin and is used in biological names to mean "whale"; its original meaning, "large sea animal", was more general. It comes from Ancient Greek κῆτος (kētos), meaning "whale" or "any huge fish or sea monster". In Greek mythology, the monster Perseus defeated was called Ceto, which is depicted by the constellation of Cetus. Cetology is the branch of marine...

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