The mammals of the rich Subantarctic oceans include fur-seals, sea-lions, elephant-seals, whales and dolphins...!

Pinnipeds: Seals

True Seals

Cetaceans: Whales & Dolphins

whale blow

Odontoceti: Toothed whales

Commerson's Dolphin (Image by Damon Ramsey)Commerson's Dolphin (Saunders Island, Falklands)

Cephalorhynchus commersonii, 'Commerson's Dolphin'.

Mysticeti: Baleen Whales

(Scotia Sea)

Balaenoptera physalus, 'Fin Whale'. Very long whale, with small curved fin set very far back.

Megaptera novaeangliaeHumpback Whale 'hump back' and fin.

For the page on the Sub-Antarctic Oceans
For the page on the sea-birds of the Sub-Antarctic Oceans
For the page on the mammals of the Sub-Antarctic Oceans

Thinking of travelling again after everything settles down? The first expedition I am booked to work on after the virus is Micronesia, New Guinea & Indonesia in 2021 with Silversea.