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Gulf of Mexico Marine Mammals

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The Gulf of Mexico is home to 29 species of marine mammals. These include the West Indian manatee and 28 species of whales and dolphins.


U.S. Department of the Interior Minerals Management Service: Cetaceans, Sea Turtles, and Seabirds in the Northern Gulf of Mexico: Distribution, Abundance, and Habitat Associations (2000)