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Marine Mammal Headquarters

THREAT LEVEL: EXTINCT animalsRead more.
The following animals are considered EXTINCT by the International Union [...] Read more.
THREAT LEVEL: EXTINCT IN THE WILD animalsRead more.
  The following animals are considered EXTINCT by the International [...] Read more.
THREAT LEVEL: critically endangered animalsRead more.
The following animals are considered CRITICALLY ENDANGERED by the International Union [...] Read more.
THREAT LEVEL: endangered animalsRead more.
The following animals are considered ENDANGERED by the International Union for [...] Read more.
THREAT LEVEL: vulnerable animalsRead more.
The following animals are considered VULNERABLE by the International Union for [...] Read more.
THREAT LEVEL: near threatened animalsRead more.
  The following animals are considered NEAR THREATENED by the International [...] Read more.
THREAT LEVEL: least concern animalsRead more.
The following animals are considered LEAST CONCERN by the International Union [...] Read more.
THREAT LEVEL: data incomplete on these animalsRead more.
The following animals have insufficient enough research to fully determine [...] Read more.
Why do animals have “bioflourescent” or “bioluminescent” abilities?Read more.
In late September, marine biologist David Gruber revealed the world’s [...] Read more.
Which dolphin has the most teeth?Read more.
The Long-Beaked Common Dolphin has more teeth than any other [...] Read more.
Which dolphin species is often confused with seals when first seen?Read more.
The only dolphin found in the Southern Ocean is the [...] Read more.
Which whale is named for a newspaper publisher?Read more.
Australia’s Heber Albert Longman (1880-1954) was a pioneer in scientific [...] Read more.
Hourglass Dolphin (Lagenorhynchus cruciger)Read more.
PHYLUM: Chordata CLASS: Mammalia ORDER: Cetacea FAMILY: Delphinidae GENUS: Lagenorhynchus [...] Read more.
Illustration depicting the overturning circulation of the global ocean. Throughout the Atlantic Ocean, the circulation carries warm waters (red arrows) northward near the surface and cold deep waters (blue arrows) southward. Image credit: NASA/JPL
What is a Sverdrup?Read more.
As revealed in our explanation about the Gulf Stream, the [...] Read more.
Which species is often called a Giant Bottlenose Whale?Read more.
Also called the Giant Bottlenose Whale, the Baird’s Beaked Whale [...] Read more.
MASCARET: battling the Seine River boreRead more.
By Scott A. Rowan In our series of stories on [...] Read more.
Why is the ocean so salty?Read more.
By Jeremy Duncan Oceans cover approximately 70 percent of the [...] Read more.
Are all fish cold-blooded?Read more.
The opah is the only known fully warm-blooded fish that [...] Read more.
What is a slough?Read more.
A slough is a swamp or shallow lake system, usually [...] Read more.
Why are vaquitas disappearing?Read more.
By Amber Friend Why are Vaquita Disappearing? Vaquitas largest threat [...] Read more.
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