APHOTOMARINE

An educational resource dedicated mainly to the photography
and diversity of marine life that can be found in coastal waters
and intertidal areas of Great Britain and Ireland.

Marine Mammal and Cetacean Images (Marine Mammals)
Dolphins, Porpoises and Whales (Cetaceans)

Cetacea (Infraorder) > Mysticeti (Superfamily) > Balaenopteridae (Family)

Balaenoptera
Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
- Fin or Finback whale (stranding)

Cetacea (Infraorder) > Odontoceti (Superfamily) > Delphinidae (Family)

Delphinus
Delphinus delphis Linnaeus, 1758
- Short-beaked common dolphin or Common dolphin

Tursiops
Tursiops truncatus (Montagu, 1821)
- Common bottlenose dolphin

Cetacea (Infraorder) > Odontoceti (Superfamily) > Phocoenidae (Family)

Phocoena
Phocoena phocoena (Linnaeus, 1758)
- Harbour or Common Porpoise (stranding)

Cetacea (Infraorder) > Odontoceti (Superfamily) > Ziphiidae (Family)

Ziphius
Ziphius cavirostris - Cuvier's beaked whale (stranding)

Other Mammals

Carnivora (Order) > Caniformia (Suborder) > Pinnipedia (Infraorder) > Phocidae (Family)

Halichoerus
Halichoerus grypus (Fabricius, 1791)
- Atlantic Grey Seal

Halichoerus grypus (Fabricius, 1791)
- Atlantic Grey Seal (pups pre-rescue)

Carnivora (Order) > Caniformia (Suborder) >
Mustelidae (Family)

Lutra
Lutra lutra (Linnaeus, 1758)
- Common or European otter kit (dead stranding)

Marine Mammal Cetacean Images UK