Science Quiz / Whale and Dolphin Species

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Can you name the whale, dolphin, and porpoise species by their scientific names?

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Scientific NameCommon Name
Balaena mysticetus
Balaenoptera acutorostrata
Balaenoptera bonaerensis
Balaenoptera borealis
Balaenoptera edeni
Balaenoptera musculus
Balaenoptera omurai
Balaenoptera physalus
Berardius arnuxii
Berardius bairdii
Caperea marginata
Cephalorhynchus commersonii
Cephalorhynchus eutropia
Cephalorhynchus heavisidii
Cephalorhynchus hectori
Delphinapterus leucas
Delphinus capensis
Delphinus delphis
Eschrichtius robustus
Eubalaena australis
Eubalaena glacialis
Eubalaena japonica
Feresa attenuata
Globicephala macrorhynchus
Globicephala melas
Grampus griseus
Hyperoodon ampullatus
Hyperoodon planifrons
Indopacetus pacificus
Scientific NameCommon Name
Inia geoffrensis
Kogia breviceps
Kogia sima
Lagenodelphis hosei
Lagenorhynchus acutus
Lagenorhynchus albirostris
Lagenorhynchus australis
Lagenorhynchus cruciger
Lagenorhynchus obliquidens
Lagenorhynchus obscurus
Lipotes vexillifer
Lissodelphis borealis
Lissodelphis peronii
Megaptera novaeangliae
Mesoplodon bidens
Mesoplodon bowdoini
Mesoplodon carlhubbsi
Mesoplodon densirostris
Mesoplodon europaeus
Mesoplodon ginkgodens
Mesoplodon grayi
Mesoplodon hectori
Mesoplodon layardii
Mesoplodon mirus
Mesoplodon perrini
Mesoplodon peruvianus
Mesoplodon stejnegeri
Mesoplodon traversii
Monodon monoceros
Scientific NameCommon Name
Neophocaena phocaenoides
Orcaella brevirostris
Orcaella heinsohni
Orcinus orca
Peponocephala electra
Phocoena dioptrica
Phocoena phocoena
Phocoena sinus
Phocoena spinipinnis
Phocoenoides dalli
Physeter macrocephalus
Platanista gangetica
Pontoporia blainvillei
Pseudorca crassidens
Sotalia fluviatilis
Sousa chinensis
Sousa teuszii
Stenella attenuata
Stenella clymene
Stenella coeruleoalba
Stenella frontalis
Stenella longirostris
Steno bredanensis
Tasmacetus shepherdi
Tursiops aduncus
Tursiops truncatus
Ziphius cavirostris

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