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Family: Phocoenidae porpoises (See list of species below)

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7 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Neophocaena asiaeorientalis
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Neophocaena phocaenoides
[finless porpoise]


Phocoena dioptrica
[spectacled porpoise]


Phocoena phocoena
[harbour porpoise]


Phocoena sinus
[vaquita]


Phocoena spinipinnis
[Burmeister's porpoise]


Phocoenoides dalli
[Dall's porpoise]
7 Species of Family Phocoenidae
(porpoises)
Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Neophocaena asiaeorientalis Northwest Pacific.
Neophocaena phocaenoides finless porpoise Indo-West Pacific and Asi 227 TL
Phocoena dioptrica spectacled porpoise Atlantic Ocean, Indo-Paci 230 TL
Phocoena phocoena harbour porpoise Mediterranean and Black S 200 TL
Phocoena sinus vaquita Eastern Central Pacific 150 TL
Phocoena spinipinnis Burmeister's porpoise Southeast Pacific and Sou 200 TL
Phocoenoides dalli Dall's porpoise Pacific Ocean and the Arc 240 TL



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