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Marine Mammals in the Gulf of Maine

From the areas of Cape Cod to the southern tip of Labrador, observers have spotted 22 species of whales and 6 species of seals. More information on whales and other marine mammals: WhaleNet

Toothed Whales
Harbor Porpoise Pilot Whale
White-Sided Dolphin White-Beaked Dolphin
Common Dolphin Striped Dolphin
Bottlenosed Dolphin Gray Grampus
Killer Whale Beluga
Sperm Whale Pygmy Sperm Whale
Northern Bottlenosed Whale Dense-Beaked Whale
True's Beaked Whale North Sea Beaked Whale

Baleen Whales
Seals/Walrus
Finback Whale Harbor Seal
Minke Whale Gray Seal
Humpback Whale Harp Seal
Right Whale Hooded Seal
Blue Whale Ringed Seal
Sei Whale Atlantic Walrus

http://www.gma.org/marinemammals/inthegulfofmaine.html

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