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Marine Mammals of Texas

by | Jun 18, 2022

Marine Mammals of Texas

This table summarizes the status of all Marine Mammal species seen on all Texas Pelagic trips up to June 2022.  Also included are an additional __ species that have been recorded in Texas offshore waters, just not yet on a Texas Pelagics trip. The species names are links to a page for each species that includes: a description of its Texas and Gulf of Mexico status; seasonal occurrence graphs; a google map of the geographic distribution of all the sightings; a range map; and photos (where available) of this species in Texas.

1Sei Whale
2Rice's Whale
3Atlantic Spotted Dolphin
4Striped Dolphin
5Pantropical Spotted Dolphin
6Clymene Dolphin
7Spinner Dolphin
8Rough-Toothed Dolphin
9Pelagic Bottlenose Dolphin
10Fraser's Dolphin
11Pygmy Killer Whale
12False Killer Whale
14Risso's Dolphin
15Short-Finned Pilot Whale
16Melon-headed Whale
17Sperm Whale
18Pygmy Sperm Whale
19Dwarf Sperm Whale
20Cuvier's Beaked Whale
21Blainville's Beaked Whale
22Gervais' Beaked Whale






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