Species

Several whale and dolphin species visit Andenes waters during the year. Some species such as the sperm whale or the harbour porpoise are residents, others are seasonal visitors, such as the humpback whales, and others just have been recorded sporadically, such as the belugas. Click on the species to find out more!!.

Sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus)

Killer whale (Orcinus orca)

Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae)

Harbour porpoise (Phocoena phocoena)

Long-finned pilot whale (Globicephala melas)

Atlantic White-sided dolphin (Lagenorhynchus acutus)

Fin whale (Balaenoptera physalus)

Minke whale (Balaenoptera acustorostrata)

White-beaked dolphin (Lagenorhynchus albirostris)

Northern bottlenose whale (Hyperoodon ampullatus)