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10. A GUIDE TO MOST COMMON CETACEAN SPECIES STRANDED IN THE UK

Baleen whales
Click Illustration for full-page viewMinke whale (Minke Whale - Balaenoptera acutorostrata) 8-9m (25-30ft).

 

Toothed whales
Click Illustration for full-page viewSperm whale (Sperm whale - Physeter macrocephalus) 11-15.2m (36-50ft). Click Illustration for full-page viewKiller whale (Killer whale - Orcinus orca) 5.7-9.5m (20-30ft). Click Illustration for full-page viewPilot whale 4.5-6m (15-20ft).

 

Dolphins
Click Illustration for full-page viewBottlenose dolphin (Bottle-nosed dolphin - Tursiops truncatus) 3-3.6m (9-12ft). Click Illustration for full-page viewRisso's dolphin (Risso's dolphin - Grampus griseus) 3-3.5 (9-12ft). Click Illustration for full-page viewWhite beaked dolphin (White-beaked dolphin - Lagenorhynchus albirostris) 2.5-2.7m (8-9ft).
Click Illustration for full-page viewWhite sided dolphin (Atlantic white-sided dolphin - Lagenorhynchus acutus) 2.5-2.7m (8-9ft). Click Illustration for full-page viewCommon dolphin (Common dolphin - Delphinus delphis) 2.1-2.4m (6-7ft).
Click Illustration for full-page viewStriped dolphin (Striped dolphin - Stenella coeruleoalba) 2-2.4m (6-7ft). Click Illustration for full-page viewHarbour porpoise (Common porpoise - Phocoena phocoena) 1.4-1.7m (4.5-5.5ft).

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