The Falkland Islands and South Atlantic
Oceanic Dolphins photograph of Orca & calf by Andrew Sutton


These are some of the Oceanic dolphins sighted or stranded around Falkland Island, South Atlantic waters. If anyone has any more photographs or information they would be prepared to add please contact and your work will be acknowledged. email:

The Falkland Islands Marine Mammals Ordinance 1992 protects all marine mammals in all waters from the coast to the edge of the economic exclusion zone.

Killer Whale

Long-finned Pilot whale

Southern-right Whale dolphin

Commerson's dolphin

Hourglass dolphin

Peale's dolphin


Photographic credits: Header: Killer Whale-Chase Dekkerl/,Long-finned Pilot Whale Dolphin-Andrew Sutton/, Southern Right Whale Dolphin-Circumnavigation/, Hourglass- Angela N Perryman/, Peales porpoise-Johnny Giese/, Commersons- Unknown, hope you don't mind
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