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Jim Harvey
Moss Landing Marine Laboratories
P.O. Box 450, Moss Landing, CA 95039

I. Marine Mammals of the MBNMS

II. Pinnipeds (seals and sea lions)

A. Eared seals

1. California Sea Lion
2. Steller Sea Lion
3. Northern Fur Seal
4. Guadalupe Fur Seal

B. True seals

1. Northern Elephant Seal

2. Harbor Seal

III. Cetaceans (whales, dolphins and porpoises)

A. Mysticetes (baleen whales)

1. Gray Whale
2. Blue Whale
3. Humpback Whale
4. Minke Whale
5. Other Baleen Whales

B. Odontocetes (toothed whales)

1. Sperm Whale
2. Beaked Whales
3. Pelagic Dolphins and Porpoises
4. Pacific White-sided Dolphin
5. Risso's Dolphin
8. Killer Whale
9. Dall's Porpoise

IV. Sea Otter

V. Human Impacts

VI. Information Gaps

VII. Selected Marine Mammal Resources

Reviewed: April 11, 2024
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