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Guadalupe Fur Seal
Arctocephalus townsendi

Males have a large head with a long pointed snout. Females are like Northern Fur Seals, but have lar… read more

Northern Fur Seal
Callorhinus ursinus

Head is short and nose is very sharply pointed. Also distinguished from Guadalupe Fur Seal by having… read more

Steller Sea Lion
Eumetopias jubatus

Bearlike head with a short straight snout. Larger and paler than California Sea Lion. Males have lon… read more

California Sea Lion
Zalophus californianus

Unique with doglike face and brown color. Males are larger, darker, and have a thick neck and an enl… read more

Walrus
Odobenus rosmarus

A large pinkish seal with tusks, which are greatly enlarged canine teeth. Broad snout is covered wit… read more

Bearded Seal
Erignathus barbatus

A large seal with a small head and prominent whiskers. Foreflippers are square-shaped. Whiskers are … read more

Gray Seal
Halichoerus grypus

A large gray seal with an exaggerated snout. Larger than the Harbor Seal, with a less doglike face. … read more

Ribbon Seal
Histriophoca fasciata

A brown seal with whitish ribbons around their head and flippers. Male is dark brown; female is ligh… read more

Northern Elephant Seal
Mirounga angustirostris

Third largest of all seals, with a uniform brownish back and yellowish belly. Male is unmistakable w… read more

Harbor Seal
Phoca vitulina

A wide-ranging grayish seal usually found hauled out on rocks. Color pattern may be dark with irregu… read more

Gray Whale
Eschrichtius robustus

Unique with mottled gray color and low rounded hump in place of dorsal fin. Narrow triangular head i… read more

Minke Whale
Balaenoptera acutorostrata

Unique with white band on flippers and a sharply pointed snout. Flippers are rarely all dark. Hooked… read more

Blue Whale
Balaenoptera musculus

The world’s largest animal, and the largest animal ever to exist, they are mottled blue with a U-sha… read more

Fin Whale
Balaenoptera physalus

The world’s second largest animal is a large whale with smooth gray skin and a V-shaped head. Unders… read more

Humpback Whale
Megaptera novaeangliae

Dark whale with remarkably long, knobby flippers. Top of flippers are dark in the Pacific race and w… read more

Northern Right Whale
Balaena glacialis

Large black whale with large callosities and no dorsal fin. Smooth slope of back is different from B… read more

Saddle-backed Dolphin
Delphinus delphis

A short-beaked dolphin with yellow and gray hourglass coloration. The four-part hourglass color sche… read more

Short-finned Pilot Whale
Globicephala macrorhynchus

Short flippers have a gently curved edge. Seven to nine pairs of teeth. Nomadic groups of 10-30 in d… read more

Long-finned Pilot Whale
Globicephala melas

Has long flippers with a sharp elbow-like bend. 8-12 pairs of teeth.. … read more

Pacific White-sided Dolphin
Lagenorhynchus obliquidens

Blunt-nosed dolphin with three-part color pattern and black beak. Back is dark gray, sides are strea… read more

Northern Right-whale Dolphin
Lissodelphis borealis

Our only slender, beaked dolphin without a dorsal fin. All other dark dolphins have blunt faces and … read more

Killer Whale
Orcinus orca

Large, black dolphin with high dorsal fin and white eyespot. Male is larger and has an erect dorsal … read more

Striped Dolphin
Stenella coeruleoalba

Unique with dark eye-to-anus stripe and a pale marking below dorsal fin. Typically grayish, but may … read more

Atlantic Spotted Dolphin
Stenella frontalis

Spotted dolphin with a gray band between eye and flipper. Dark dorsally with pale spots and white un… read more

Bottle-nosed Dolphin
Tursiops truncatus

Large, plain gray dolphin with short, wide beak, wide head and body, and long flippers. Tall dorsal … read more

Dall's Porpoise
Phocoenoides dalli

Unique blunt-faced porpoise boldly patterned with black and white. Fluke and dorsal fin also colored… read more

Sperm Whale
Physeter macrocephalus

Unique large whale with square head, undersized lower jaw, and wrinkled skin. Body color varies from… read more

Manatee
Trichechus manatus

Unmistakable slow-moving mammal with a blunt nose and a broad spatulate tail. Gray skin is often gre… read more

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