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MONTESSORI CORAL REEF FIELD GUIDE INDEX

and Introduction

CHORDATA (PHYLUM)

Vertebrates (SUBPHYLUM)

Mammalia (CLASS)

Cetacea (ORDER)

Habitat: tropical oceans and seas worldwide

Size: Common dolphins can reach lengths of 7.5 - 8.5 feet (2.3-2.6 m) and weigh as much as 297 lb (135 kg).

Food: squid and small schooling fish

Interesting Fact: Common Dolphin are noted for riding bow and stern waves of boats.

Common Dolphin

Delphinidae (FAMILY)

Other Sites: Common Dolphin

Habitat: tropical oceans and seas worldwide

Size: Common dolphins can reach lengths of 7.5 - 8.5 feet (2.3-2.6 m) and weigh as much as 297 lb (135 kg).

Food: squid and small schooling fish

Interesting Fact: Common Dolphin numbers have been depleted because of tuna fishing.

Common Dolphin

Delphinidae (FAMILY)

Other Sites:

Picture from: www.middleofeverywhere.com/ NEWZEALAND2.htm

Habitat: warm waters throughout the       the world

Size: 9 to 12 feet

Food: fish

Interesting Fact: Most people can see the smiling face of a bottlenose dolphin. . Bottlenose dolphins are very friendly.

Emily:

Amazing Animals of the World. Danbury, CT.: Grolier, 1995.

Everts, T., Dolphins. NY: Crabtree Press, 1995.

Bottlenose Dolphin

Delphinidae (FAMILY)

Other Sites:
Sea Otters

Habitat: Shallow coastal waters of the northern Pacific. Range from Japan, along the coast of Siberia and the Aleutian Chain and down the Alaska, British Columbia, Washington, Oregon and California coast to Baja California.

Size: Southern sea otters typically reach about 4 feet in length.

Food: Sea urchins, abalone, mussels, clams, crabs, snails and about 40 other marine species.

Interesting Fact: The sea otter is the smallest sea mammal and the only one that is a carnivore. The have the thickest fur in the animal kingdom. They are listed as a threatened species.

Southern Sea Otter

 (FAMILY - Mustelidae)

Other Sites: Sea Otters
Whales

Blue Whale Coloring Page

Blue Whales @ Enchanted Learning

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