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Cetacea (dolphins, porpoises, and whales)

Wikipedia Abstract

Cetacea is a widely distributed and diverse infraorder of fully aquatic marine mammals. There are 88 extant species of cetaceans. The two suborders of cetaceans, Mysticeti and Odontoceti, are thought to have split up around 34 million years ago.
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Family

Balaenidae (bowhead whales and right whales) (4)   (2)
Balaenopteridae (rorquals) (9)   (3)
Delphinidae (dolphins, killer whales, pilot whales, and relatives) (37)   (1)
Eschrichtiidae (gray whale) (1)
Hyperoodontidae (22)
Iniidae (river dolphins) (4)   (1)
Kogiidae (2)
Monodontidae (beluga and narwhal) (2)
Neobalaenidae (pygmy right whale) (1)
Phocoenidae (porpoises) (6)   (1)
Physeteridae (sperm whales) (1)
Platanistidae (Indian river dolphins) (2)   (1)

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