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Object: Killer whale, Orcinus orca (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Registration Number MM002615
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Cetacea
Family Delphinidae
Scientific name Orcinus orca (Linnaeus, 1758)
Common / Maori name Killer whale, Orca
Country collected New Zealand
Region collected South Island, Marlborough
Precise locality Allports Island, Queen Charlotte Sound
Date collected 1994
Section Marine Mammals

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