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List of Protected Aquatic Species in Myanmar

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  • Mammals
Class/Group Subgroup Scientific Name Common Name Local Name Regulation/Law Illustration Remark
Mammals Blue-whales, fin-whales Balaenoptera musculus Blue whale Walangarpyar CITES Balaenoptera-musculus  
Mammals Blue-whales, fin-whales Balaenoptera physalus Fin Whale Kyawyosutaunggyi-walangar CITES Balaenoptera-physalus  
Mammals Blue-whales, fin-whales Balaenoptera edeni Bryde’s whale Barinewalangar CITES Balaenoptera-edeni  
Mammals Miscellaneous aquatic mammals Physeter macrocephalus Sperm whale Gaunggyiwalangar CITES Physeter-macrocephalus  
Mammals Sperm-whales, pilot-whales Feresa attenuata Pygmy killer whale Aatharsarwalangar CITES Feresa-attenuata  
Mammals Sperm-whales, pilot-whales Indopacetus pacificus Longman’s Beaked whale Noteechunwalangar CITES Indopacetus-pacificus  
Mammals Sperm-whales, pilot-whales Orcaella brevirostris Ayeyarwady (Irrawaddy) dolphin Palinnotee-Linpine CITES Orcaella-brevirostris  
Mammals Sperm-whales, pilot-whales Tursiops aduncus Indo-pacific Bottle-nose Dolphin Linepine CITES Tursiops-aduncus  
Mammals Sperm-whales, pilot-whales Tursiops truncatus Indo-pacific Bottle-nose Dolphin Indopaci-linpine CITES Tursiops-truncatus  
Mammals Sperm-whales, pilot-whales Sausa chinensis Indo-Pacific humpback dolphin Kyawbot-Linpine CITES Sausa-chinensis  
Mammals Sperm-whales, pilot-whales Neophocaena phocaenoides Finless porpoises Ngargyi-annawar CITES Neophocaena-phocaenoides  
Mammals Sperm-whales, pilot-whales Stenella attenuata Pantropical spotted dolphin Linpine-satpyauk CITES Stenella-attenuata  
Mammals Sperm-whales, pilot-whales Stenella longirostris Long-snouted Spinner dolphin Noteeshae kyaunglangyunthoo-Linpine CITES Stenella-longirostris  
Mammals Sperm-whales, pilot-whales Ziphius cavirostris Cuvier’s Beaked Whale Juvier walangar CITES Ziphius-cavirostris  
Mammals Sperm-whales, pilot-whales Mesoplodon layardii Strap-toothed Beaked Whale CITES Mesoplodon-layardii  

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