False Killer Whale

The fourth largest member of the dolphin species prefers warmer water but are seen off the coast of Orange County about once a year. Their name is given due to their many similarities to killer whales like their large dorsal fins and diet.

False Killer Whale

Photos by Captain Ryan Lawler of Newport Coastal Adventure - 2017

False Killer Whale
False Killer Whale
False Killer Whale

Photos by Mark Girardeau - 2019

False Killer Whale
False Killer Whale
False Killer Whale
False Killer Whale
False Killer Whale
False Killer Whale