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Cetacea
Order of Whales
Mysticeti
Suborder of Baleen Whales
Odontoceti
Suborder of Toothed Whales
Carnivora
Order of meat eaters
Otarridae
Family of fur seals and sea lions
Odobenidae
Family of walrus
Phocidae
Family of seals
Ursidae
Family of polar bear
Mustelidae
family of sea otter
Sirenia
Order with manatees and dugongs
Trichechidae
family of Manatees
Dugongidae
Family of dugongs
Lagenorhynchus obliquidens
pacific white sided dolphin
trichechus manatus
west indian or caribbean manatee
megaptera novaeangliae
Humpback whale
balaenoptera musculus
blue whale
enhydra lutris
sea otter
balaenopteridae
family of Rorquals; feed by gulping
delphinidae
Family of Dolphins
balaenidae
family of Right whales; feed by skimming
lissodelphis borealis
northern right whale dolphin
balaenoptera acutorostrata
minke whale
phocoena phocoena
harbour porpoise
tursiops truncatus
bottlenose dolphin
grampus griseus
risso's dolphin
apneustic breathing
pattern of breath holding
reniculate kidney
lobed kidney, this increases cortex and medulla areas
Iniidae
family of amazon river dolphins
aeotiocetidae
family of ancestral mysticiti which had both baleen and teeth
hydrodamalis gigas
stellers sea cow
tapetum lucidum
light reflecting layer of neatly orientated collagen fibers found in eyes of some marine mammals
piscivorous dentition
teeth made for eating fish
mustelid
family of the sea otter
agorophiidae
family of anscestral odontocetes
enaliarctos mealsi
anscestor of pinnipeds
ziphius caviorostris
cuviers beaked whale
berardius bairdii
bairds beaked whale
delphinus delphis
common dolphin
globicephala macrorhynchus
pilot whale
orcinus orca
killer whale
eschrichtius robustus
gray whale
balaenoptera musculus
blue whale
balaenoptera physalus
finback whale
phoca vitulina
harbor seal
mirounga angustirostris
northern elephant seal
eumetopias jubatus
stellar sea lion
phocoenoides dalli
dall's porpoise
physeter macrocephalus
sperm whale
berardius bairdii
bairds beaked whale
balaenoptera brydei
bryde's whale
California Sea lion
Zalophus californianus