Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary Living Sanctuary section includes Marine Life, Habitats, Ocean Environment, History and Culture
Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary Living Sanctuary section includes Marine Life, Habitats, Ocean Environment, History and Culture
Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary Living Sanctuary section includes Marine Life, Habitats, Ocean Environment, History and Culture

Marine Mammals Species List

Group

Common Name

Species

Occurrence

Carnivore
1 species


Sea Otter

Enhydra lutris

Regular

Pinnipeds
5 species

California sea lion

Zalophus californianus

Regular

Northern sea lion

Eumpetopias jubatus

Regular

Northern fur seal

Callorhinus
ursinus

Regular

Pacific harbor seal

Phoca vitulina

Regular

Northern elephant seal

Mirounga angustirostris

Regular

Cetaceans
23 species

California gray whale

Eschrichtius robustus

Regular

Northern right whale

Eubalaena
glacialis

Rare

Minke whale

Balaenoptera acutorostrata

Regular

Fin whale

Balaenoptera physalus

Rare

Sei Whale

Balaenoptera borealis

Rare

Blue whale

Balaenoptera musculus

Rare

Humpback whale

Megaptera novaeangliae

Regular

Sperm whale

Physeter macrocephalus

Rare

Pygmy sperm whale

Kogia
breviceps

Rare

Stejneger's beaked whale

Mesoplodon stejnegeri

Rare

Hubb's beaked whale

Mesoplodon carlhubbsi

Rare

Cuvier's beaked whale

Ziphius
cavirostris

Rare

Baird's beaked whale

Beradius bairdii

Rare

Short-finned pilot whale

Globicephala macrorhynchus

Rare

Risso's dolphin

Grampus
griseus

Regular

Killer whale

Orcinus orca

Regular

False killer whale

Pseudorca crassidens

Rare

Common dolphin

Delphinus
delphis

Rare

Northern right whale dolphin

Lissodelphis borealis

Regular

Striped dolphin

Stenella coeruleoalba

Rare

Pacific white-sided dolphin

Lagenorhynchus obliquidens

Regular

Dall's porpoise

Phocoenoides
dalli

Regular

Harbor porpoise

Phocoena phocoena

Regular



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