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Marine Mammal Species



Marine Mammal Species

24 species have been observed in Kenya through the work of KMMREC, the Kenya Marine Mammal Network and Global Vision International. The most frequently sighted species are the migratory humpback whale, the Indo- Pacific bottlenose dolphin and the Indian Ocean humpback dolphin.

Tursiops Aduncus

Sousa Plumbea

Pseudorca Crassidens

Orcinus Orca

Korgia Breviceps

Balaenoptera Edeni

Balaenoptera Acutorostrata

Peponocephala Electra

Indopacetus Pacificus

Stenella Coeruleoabala

Grampus Griseus

Lagenodelphis Hosei

Globicephala Macrorhynchus

Stenella Attenuata

Stenella Longirostris

Delphinus Capensis

Tursiops Truncates

Mesoplodon Desirostris

Steno Bredanensis