This poster has details of the different types of whales, dolphins and seals in New Zealand and where they are found.

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Marine mammals poster.
Marine mammals poster (click to view larger PDF, 918K)

Marine mammals of New Zealand poster (PDF, 918K)


This poster illustrates and briefly describes species of whales, dolphins and seals. 

It has information on:

  • breeding grounds
  • ranges and migration routes
  • relative sizes
  • how to share our coasts with marine mammals.

Publication information

Published by:

Marine Species and Threats Team
Department of Conservation


Whare Kaupapa Atawhai / Conservation House Head Office
Phone:   +64 4 471 0726
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Address:   18 Manners Street
Wellington 6011
Postal Address:   PO Box 10420
Wellington 6140
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