Indonesia 

Oceanic Cetacean 

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Species List -
Indonesian seas


 
All Cetacean Species Positively Identified to Date in Indonesia 
Cetacean Species Identified in Northern Sulawesi
Cetacean Species Identified in Komodo World Heritage Area 


Species identification (ID)
Scientific ID
Status1 
Indonesian ID 
Flores ID2
Sperm whale Physeter macrocephalus
V
Paus sperma
Kote kelema
Dwarf sperm whale  Kogia simus
K
Paus sperma cebol
Fefa kumu
Pygmy sperm whale Kogia breviceps
K
Paus sperma kerdil
n/a
Short-finned pilot whale Globicephala macrorhynchus
K
Paus pemandu sirip pendek
Temu bélã
Orca Orcinus orca
L
Paus pembunuh
Seguni
False killer whale Pseudorca crassidens
K
Paus pembunuh palsu
Temu blã
Pygmy killer whale Feresa attenuata
K
Paus pembunuh kerdil
Temu kebung
Melon-headed whale Peponocephala electra
K
Paus kepala semngka
Temu kebong
Spinner dolphin Stenella longirostris
L
Lumba-lumba paruh panjang
Temu kirã
Pantropical spotted dolphin Stenella attennuata
L
Lumba-lumba totol
Temu kirã
Striped dolphin Stenella coeruleoalba
L
Lumba-lumba bergaris
n/a
Rough-toothed dolphin Steno bredanensis
K
Lumba-lumba gigi kasar
n/a
Risso's dolphin Grampus griseus
K
Lumba-lumba abu-abu
Temu bura
Bottlenose dolphin Tursiops truncatus
K
Lumba-lumba hidung botol
n/a
Short-beaked common dolphin  Delphinus delphis 
K
n/a
n/a
Long-beaked common dolphin  Delphinus capenis 
K
n/a
n/a
Fraser's dolphin  Lagenodelphis hosei
K
Lumba-lumba Fraser
Temu notong
Indo-Pacific humpback dolphin Sousa chinensis
K
n/a
n/a
Irrawaddy dolphin Orcaella brevirostris
K
n/a
n/a
Finless porpoise Neophocaena phocaenoides
K
Lumba-lumba tak bersirip
n/a
Beaked whales Mesoplodon sp.
K
Ika mea
n/a
Cuvier's beaked whale Ziphius cavirostris
K
Paus paruh Cuvier
Ika mea
Bottlenose whales Hyperoodon sp.
K
Paus hiding botol
n/a
Minke whale Balaenoptera acutorostrata
L
Paus minke
n/a
Bryde's whale Balaenoptera brydei
K
Paus Bryde
n/a
Pygmy Bryde's whale Balaenoptera edeni
K
Paus Bryde kerdil
n/a
Sei whale  Balaenoptera borealis
E
Paus sei
n/a
Fin whale Balaenoptera physalus
E
Paus sirip
n/a
Blue whale  Balaenoptera musculus
E
Paus biru
Lelanggaji
Humback whale Megaptera novaeangliae
V
Paus bongkok
n/a

 

  1. Status - IUCN status categories of threat. (Ex-Extinct; E-Endangered; V-Vulnerable; R-Rare: L-Lower Risk; I-Intermediate; K-Insufficiently Known; as defined in IUCN, 1996)
  2. Flores ID - As reported by Rudolph et al. (1997). Details of both publications can be found in References.


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