• Taxonomical List

    Marine Mammals of India
    Please contact Dipani Sutaria or Pooja Gupta for a copy

    Please note that the records in our database have species names as identified in the respective sources unless misidentifications have been reported. The current understanding is that there are no confirmed reports yet of Fin, Minke and Sei whales in the Northern Indian Ocean. It should also be noted that the taxonomy of the smaller delphinids in the region is still evolving.

    Order CETACEA – Whales, Dolphins & Porpoises

    Suborder ODONTOCETI – Toothed Whales