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Dolphins in New Zealand waters

Dolphins in New Zealand waters

This table lists the members of the Delphinidae (dolphin) family that can be found in New Zealand waters. It includes the larger members, which are known as whales because of their size.

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Gerard Hutching, 'Dolphins - Common dolphins', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 31 May 2023)

Story by Gerard Hutching, published 12 Jun 2006, updated 1 Sep 2015