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Whales in the Azores

A list of the whale species that can be found in the Azores.

15 SPECIES OF WHALES IN THE AZORES:

  1. SPERM WHALE
  2. BLUE WHALE
  3. FIN WHALE
  4. SEI WHALE
  5. MINKE WHALE
  6. HUMPBACK WHALE
  7. BRYDE’S WHALE
  8. NORTHERN BOTTLENOSE WHALE
  9. DWARF SPERM WHALE
  10. PYGMY SPERM WHALE
  11. CUVIER’S BEAKED WHALE
  12. SOWERBY’S BEAKED WHALE
  13. BLAINEVILLE’S BEAKED WHALE
  14. GERVAIS BEAKED WHALE
  15. TRUE’S BEAKED WHALE

10 SPECIES OF DOLPHINS IN THE AZORES:

  1. BOTTLENOSE DOLPHIN
  2. COMMON DOLPHIN
  3. PILOT WHALE
  4. RISSOS DOLPHIN
  5. ORCA / KILLER WHALE
  6. FALSE KILLER WHALE
  7. ATLANTIC SPOTTED DOLPHIN
  8. STRIPED DOLPHIN
  9. ROUGH-TOOTHED DOLPHIN
  10. FRASER’S DOLPHIN

Source: Lisa Steiner – Whale Watch Azores

Source: Insight Guides

For more information about the whale and dolphin species that can be found in the Azores please click here to view our whale watching guide.