Subject: Whale Stocks Information/NMFS

Mike Williamson (williams@whale.wheelock.edu)
Fri, 13 Nov 1998 16:02:21 -0600

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The Office of Protected Resources: Species Index by Category
National Marine Fisheries Service
Office of Protected Resources


Species Index by Category

Species Index by Common Name

|_DOLPHINS_| |_FISH_| |_FUR SEALS_| |_MANATEES_| |_PORPOISES_| |_SEA_LIONS_| |_SEA_TURTLES_| |_SEALS_| |_WHALES_| |_OTHER_SPECIES_|

Dolphins
Common NameScientific NameStatus under ESA/MMPA
Amazon River DolphinInia geoffrensisNo Special Status
Atlantic Humpbacked Dolphin Sousa teuszii No Special Status
Atlantic Spotted Dolphin Stenella frontalis No Special Status
Atlantic White-sided Dolphin Lagenorhynchus acutus No Special Status
Beiji Lipotes vexillifer Endangered (ESA)
Black Dolphin Cephalorhynchus eutropia No Special Status
Boto Inia geoffrensis No Special Status
Bottlenose Dolphin Tursiops truncatus No Special Status
Bottlenose Dolphin (Mid-Atlantic Coastal Migratory) Tursiops truncatus Depleted (MMPA)
Chinese River Dolphin Lipotes vexillifer Endangered (ESA)
Clymene Dolphin Stenella clymene No Special Status
Cochito Phocoena sinus Endangered (ESA)
Commerson's Dolphin Cephalorhynchus commersonii No Special Status
Common Dolphin Delphinus delphis No Special Status
Dusky Dolphin Lagenorhynchus obscurus No Special Status
Franciscana Pontoporia blainvillei No Special Status
Fraser's Dolphin Lagenodelphis hosei No Special Status
Ganges River Dolphin Platanista gangetica No Special Status
Heaviside's Dolphin Cephalorhynchus heavisidii No Special Status
Hector's Dolphin Cephalorhynchus hectori No Special Status
Hourglass Dolphin Lagenorhynchus cruciger No Special Status
Indo-pacific Humpbacked Dolphin Sousa chinensis No Special Status
Indus River Dolphin Platanista minor No Special Status
Irrawaddy Dolphin Orcaella brevirostris No Special Status
Killer Whale Orcinus orca No Special Status
Killer Whale (Alaska Resident Stock) Orcinus orca No Special Status
Killer Whale (Alaska Transient Stock) Orcinus orca No Special Status
La Plata River Dolphin Pontoporia blainvillei No Special Status
Northern Right Whale Dolphin Lissodelphis borealis No Special Status
Orca Orcinus orca No Special Status
Orca (Alaska Resident Stock) Orcinus orca No Special Status
Orca (Alaska Transient Stock) Orcinus orca No Special Status
Pacific White-sided Dolphin Lagenorhynchus obliquidens No Special Status
Pacific White-sided Dolphin (Central North Pacific Stock) Lagenorhynchus obliquidens No Special Status
Pantropical Spotted Dolphin Stenella attenuata No Special Status
Peale's Dolphin Lagenorhynchus australis No Special Status
Risso's Dolphin Grampus griseus No Special Status
Rough-toothed Dolphin Steno bredanensis No Special Status
Saddleback Dolphin Delphinus delphis No Special Status
Sarawak Dolphin Lagenodelphis hosei No Special Status
Short-snouted Spinner Dolp Stenella clymene No Special Status
Southern Right Whale Dolphin Lissodelphis peronii No Special Status
Spinner Dolphin Stenella longirostrisNo Special Status
Spinner Dolphin (Eastern) Stenella longirostris Depleted (MMPA)
Streaker Stenella coeruleoalba No Special Status
Striped Dolphin Stenella coeruleoalba No Special Status
Tucuxi Sotalia fluviatilis No Special Status
Vaquita Phocoena sinus Endangered (ESA)
White-beaked Dolphin Lagenorhynchus albirostris No Special Status

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Fish
Common NameScientific NameStatus under ESA/MMPA
American EelNo Special Status
Atlantic SalmonSalmo salarNo Special Status
Atlantic SturgeonAcipenser oxyrhynchusNo Special Status
Baltic SturgeonAcipenser sturio No Special Status
Chinook SalmonOncorhynchus tshawytschaNo Special Status
Chinook Salmon (Sacramento River - Winter)Oncorhynchus tshawytschaEndangered (ESA)
Chinook Salmon (Snake River - Fall)Oncorhynchus tshawytschaEndangered (ESA)
Chinook Salmon (Snake River - Spring/Summer)Oncorhynchus tshawytschaEndangered (ESA)
Chum SalmonOncorhynchus ketaNo Special Status
CoelacanthLatimeria chalumnaeNo Special Status
Coho SalmonOncorhynchus kisutchNo Special Status
Coho Salmon (Central California Coast)Oncorhynchus kisutchThreatened (ESA)
Cutthroat Trout (Umpqua River)Endangered (ESA)
Gulf SturgeonAcipenser oxyrynchusThreatened (ESA)
Key SilversideNo Special Status
Pink SalmonOncorhynchus gorbuschaNo Special Status
Sea-run Cutthroat TroutNo Special Status
Shortnose Sturgeon Acipenser brevirostrumEndangered (ESA)
Sockeye SalmonOncorhynchus nerkaNo Special Status
Sockeye Salmon (Snake River)Oncorhynchus nerkaEndangered (ESA)
SteelheadNo Special Status
Striped BassNo Special Status
TotoabaCynoscion macdonaldiEndangered (ESA)
White SturgeonAcipenser transmontanusNo Special Status

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Fur Seals
Common NameScientific NameStatus under ESA/MMPA
Amsterdam Island Fur Seal Arctocephalus tropicalis No Special Status
Antarctic Fur Seal Arctocephalus gazella No Special Status
Cape Fur Seal Arctocephalus pusillus No Special Status
Galapagos Fur Seal Arctocephalus galapagoensis No Special Status
Guadalupe Fur Seal Arctocephalus townsendi Threatened (ESA)
Juan Fernandez Fur Seal Arctocephalus philippii No Special Status
Kerguelen Fur Seal Arctocephalus gazella No Special Status
New Zealand Fur Seal Arctocephalus forsteri No Special Status
Northern Fur Seal Callorhinus ursinus Depleted (MMPA)
Northern Fur Seal (Eastern Pacific Stock ) Callorhinus ursinus Depleted (MMPA)
South African Fur Seal Arctocephalus pusillus No Special Status
South American Fur Seal Arctocephalus australis No Special Status
Subantarctic Fur Seal Arctocephalus tropicalis No Special Status
West Australian Fur Seal Arctocephalus forsteri No Special Status

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Manatees
Common NameScientific NameStatus under ESA/MMPA
Amazonian Manatee Trichechus inunguis Endangered (ESA)
Dugong Dugong dugon Endangered (ESA)
Steller's Sea Cow Hydrodamalis gigas Extinct
West African Manatee Trichechus senegalensis Threatened (ESA)
West Indian Manatee Trichechus manatus Endangered (ESA)

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Porpoises
Common NameScientific NameStatus under ESA/MMPA
Burmeister's Porpoise Phocoena spinipinnis No Special Status
Dall's Porpoise Phocoenoides dalli No Special Status
Dall's Porpoise (Alaska Stock) Phocoenoides dalli No Special Status
Finless Porpoise Neophocaena phocaenoides No Special Status
Harbor Porpoise Phocoena phocoena Proposed For Listing (ESA)
Harbor Porpoise (Alaska Stock) Phocoena phocoena No Special Status
Spectacled Porpoise Australophocaena dioptrica No Special Status

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Sea Lions
Common NameScientific NameStatus under ESA/MMPA
Australian Sea Lion Neophoca cinerea No Special Status
California Sea Lion Zalophus californianus No Special Status
Hooker's Sea Lion Phocarctos hookeri No Special Status
New Zealand Sea Lion Phocarctos hookeri No Special Status
South American Sea Lion Otaria byronia No Special Status
Steller Sea Lion Eumetopias jubatus Threatened (ESA)
Steller Sea Lion (Western U.S. Stock) Eumetopias jubatus Endangered (ESA)
Steller Sea Lion (Eastern Stock) Eumetopias jubatus Threatened (ESA)

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Sea Turtles
Common NameScientific NameStatus under ESA/MMPA
Flatback Sea TurtleChelonia depressa
Green Sea Turtle (Florida Breeding Population)Chelonia mydasEndangered (ESA)
Green Sea Turtle (All Other Populations)Chelonia mydasThreatened (ESA)
Hawksbill Sea TurtleEretmochelys imbricataEndangered (ESA)
Kemp's Ridley Sea TurtleLepidochelys kempiiEndangered (ESA)
Leatherback Sea TurtleDermochelys coriaceaEndangered (ESA)
Loggerhead Sea TurtleCaretta carettaThreatened (ESA)
Olive Ridley Sea Turtle (Mexican Breeding Population)Lepidochelys olivacea Endangered (ESA)
Olive Ridley Sea Turtle (All Other Populations)Lepidochelys olivacea Threatened (ESA)

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Seals
Common NameScientific NameStatus under ESA/MMPA
Baikal Seal Phoca sibirica No Special Status
Bearded Seal Erignathus barbatus No Special Status
Bearded Seal (Alaska Stock) Erignathus barbatus No Special Status
Bladdernose Seal Cystophora cristata No Special Status
Caribbean Monk Seal Monachus tropicalis Endangered (ESA)
Caspian Seal Phoca caspica No Special Status
Crabeater Seal Lobodon carcinophagus No Special Status
Greenland Seal Phoca groenlandica No Special Status
Grey Seal Halichoerus grypus No Special Status
Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina No Special Status
Harbor Seal (Southeast Alaska Stock) Phoca vitulina No Special Status
Harbor Seal (Gulf of Alaska Stock) Phoca vitulina No Special Status
Harbor Seal (Bering Sea Stock) Phoca vitulina No Special Status
Harp Seal Phoca groenlandica No Special Status
Hawaiian Monk Seal Monachus schauinslandi Endangered (ESA)
Hooded Seal Cystophora cristata No Special Status
Largha Seal Phoca largha No Special Status
Leopard Seal Hydrurga leptonyx No Special Status
Mediterranean Monk Seal Monachus monachus Endangered (ESA)
Northern Elephant Seal Mirounga angustirostris No Special Status
Ribbon Seal Phoca fasciata No Special Status
Ribbon Seal (Alaska Stock) Phoca fasciata No Special Status
Ringed Seal Phoca hispida No Special Status
Ringed Seal (Alaska Stock) Phoca hispida No Special Status
Ross Seal Ommatophoca rossii No Special Status
Saimaa Seal Phoca hispida Endangered (ESA)
Southern Elephant Seal Mirounga leonina No Special Status
Spotted Seal Phoca largha No Special Status
Spotted Seal (Alaska Stock) Phoca largha No Special Status
Weddell Seal Leptonychotes weddellii No Special Status
West Indian Monk Seal Monachus tropicalis Endangered (ESA)

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Whales
Common NameScientific NameStatus under ESA/MMPA
Andrew's Beaked Whale Mesoplodon bowdoini No Special Status
Arnoux's Beaked Whale Berardius arnuxii No Special Status
Baird's Beaked Whale Berardius bairdii No Special Status
Baird's Beaked Whale (Alaska Stock) Berardius bairdii No Special Status
Beluga Delphinapterus leucas No Special Status
Beluga (Beaufort Sea Stock) Delphinapterus leucas No Special Status
Beluga (Eastern Chukchi Sea Stock) Delphinapterus leucas No Special Status
Beluga (Norton Sound Stock) Delphinapterus leucas No Special Status
Beluga (Bristol Bay Stock) Delphinapterus leucas No Special Status
Beluga (Cook Inlet Stock) Delphinapterus leucas Candidate (ESA)
Blainville's Beaked Whale Mesoplodon densirostris No Special Status
Blue Whale Balaenoptera musculus Endangered (ESA)
Bowhead Whale Balaena mysticetus Endangered (ESA)
Bowhead Whale (Western Arctic Stock) Balaena mysticetus Endangered (ESA)
Bryde's Whale Balaenoptera edeni No Special Status
Cuvier's Beaked Whale Ziphius cavirostris No Special Status
Cuvier's Beaked Whale (Alaska Stock) Ziphius cavirostris No Special Status
Dense Beaked Whale Mesoplodon densirostris No Special Status
Dwarf Sperm Whale Kogia simus No Special Status
False Killer Whale Pseudorca crassidens No Special Status
Fin Whale Balaenoptera physalus Endangered (ESA)
Fin Whale (Alaska Stock) Balaenoptera physalus Endangered (ESA)
Gervais' Beaked Whale Mesoplodon europaeus No Special Status
Ginkgo-toothed Beaked Whale Mesoplodon ginkgodens No Special Status
Gray's Beaked Whale Mesoplodon grayi No Special Status
Gray Whale Eschrichtius robustus Recovered* (ESA)
Gray Whale (Eastern North Pacific Stock) Eschrichtius robustus Recovered* (ESA)
Gulf Stream Beaked Whale Mesoplodon europaeus No Special Status
Hector's Beaked Whale Mesoplodon hectori No Special Status
Hubbs' Beaked Whale Mesoplodon carlhubbsi No Special Status
Humpback Whale Megaptera novaeangliae Endangered (ESA)
Humpback Whale (Western North Pacific Stock) Megaptera novaeangliae Endangered (ESA)
Humpback Whale (Central North Pacific Stock) Megaptera novaeangliae Endangered (ESA)
Killer Whale Orcinus orca No Special Status
Killer Whale (Alaska Resident Stock) Orcinus orca No Special Status
Killer Whale (Alaska Transient Stock) Orcinus orca No Special Status
Long-finned Pilot Whale Globicephala melaena (melas) No Special Status
Longman's Beaked Whale Mesoplodon (Indopacetus) pacificus No Special Status
Melon-headed Whale Peponocephala electra No Special Status
Minke Whale Balaenoptera acutorostrata No Special Status
Minke Whale (Alaska Stock) Balaenoptera acutorostrata No Special Status
Narwhal Monodon monoceros No Special Status
Northern Bottlenose Whale Hyperoodon ampullatus No Special Status
Northern Right Whale Eubalaena glacialis Endangered (ESA)
Northern Right Whale (North Pacific Stock) Eubalaena glacialis Endangered (ESA)
Orca Orcinus orca No Special Status
Orca (Alaska Resident Stock) Orcinus orca No Special Status
Orca (Alaska Transient Stock) Orcinus orca No Special Status
Pygmy Beaked Whale Mesoplodon peruvianus No Special Status
Pygmy Killer Whale Feresa attenuata No Special Status
Pygmy Right Whale Caperea marginata No Special Status
Pygmy Sperm Whale Kogia breviceps No Special Status
Sei Whale Balaenoptera borealis Endangered (ESA)
Shepherd's Beaked Whale Tasmacetus shepherdi No Special Status
Short-finned Pilot Whale Globicephala macrorhynchus No Special Status
Southern Bottlenose Whale Hyperoodon planifrons No Special Status
Southern Right Whale Eubalaena australis Endangered (ESA)
Sowerby's Beaked Whale Mesoplodon bidens No Special Status
Sperm Whale Physeter macrocephalus (catodon) Endangered (ESA)
Sperm Whale (Alaska Stock) Physeter macrocephalus (catodon) Endangered (ESA)
Stejneger's Beaked Whale Mesoplodon stejnegeri No Special Status
Stejneger's Beaked Whale (Alaska Stock) Mesoplodon stejnegeri No Special Status
Strap-toothed Whale Mesoplodon layardii No Special Status
True's Beaked Whale Mesoplodon mirus No Special Status
White Whale Delphinapterus leucas No Special Status
* Note: Recovered is not an official designation under the ESA. The Gray Whale was removed from the list of endangered and threatened species in June, 1995

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Other Species
Common NameScientific NameStatus under ESA/MMPA
Chungungo Lutra (Lontra) felina No Special Status
Johnson's Sea Grass Halophila johnsonii Proposed for listing (ESA)
Marine Otter Lutra (Lontra) felina No Special Status
Monoplacophoran Mollusc No Special Status
Pea Crab No Special Status
Pillar Coral No Special Status
Polar Bear Ursus maritimus No Special Status
Sea Otter Enhydra lutris Threatened (ESA)
Seahorse No Special Status
Walrus Odobenus rosmarus No Special Status

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