A look at killer whales in aquariums and parks

Current number of known orcas in captivity: 65



For pictures of a certain whale simply click on the whale's name!

sorted by aquarium
Name Mother Sex Origin Aquarium Capt./Born Remarks
Chimelong Ocean Kingdom, Guangzhou, China (9 alive, 0 deceased)
no name ? F Russia Chimelong Ocean Kingdom 2013/9 -
no name ? M Russia Chimelong Ocean Kingdom 2013/9 -
no name ? F Russia Chimelong Ocean Kingdom 2013/9 -
no name ? ? Russia Chimelong Ocean Kingdom 2013/10 -
no name ? ? Russia Chimelong Ocean Kingdom 2014/7 -
no name ? ? Russia Chimelong Ocean Kingdom 2014/7 -
no name ? ? Russia Chimelong Ocean Kingdom 2014/7 -
no name ? ? Russia Chimelong Ocean Kingdom 2015/7 -
no name ? ? Russia Chimelong Ocean Kingdom 2015/7 -
Kamogawa Sea World, Japan (4 alive, 11 deceased)
Lovey Stella F captivity Kamogawa Sea World 1998/1/11 This little girl, also known as Oyako, is the first surviving captive born calf in Japan after 5 unsuccessful pregnancies.
Lara Stella F captivity Kamogawa Sea World 2001/2/8 -
Ran 2 Stella F captivity Kamogawa Sea World 2006/2/25 -
Luna Lovey F captivity Kamogawa Sea World 2012/7/19 -
Linyi Polar Ocean Park, China (2 alive, 0 deceased)
no name ? ? Russia Linyi Polar Ocean Park 2016? -
no name ? ? Russia Linyi Polar Ocean Park 2016? -
Loro Parque Tenerife, Spain (6 alive, 1 deceased)
Keto Kalina M captivity Loro Parque Tenerife 1995/6/17 Keto is also known as Kito.
Tekoa Taima M captivity Loro Parque Tenerife 2000/11/8 -
Kohana Takara F captivity Loro Parque Tenerife 2002/5/3 -
Skyla Kalina F captivity Loro Parque Tenerife 2004/2/9 -
Morgan ? F Norway Loro Parque Tenerife 2010/6/24 -
Adán Kohana M captivity Loro Parque Tenerife 2010/10/13 -
Marineland Antibes, France (4 alive, 8 deceased)
Inouk Sharkan M captivity Marineland Antibes 1999/2/23 -
Wikie Sharkan F captivity Marineland Antibes 2001/6/1 -
Moana Wikie M captivity Marineland Antibes 2011/3/16 -
Keijo Wikie M captivity Marineland Antibes 2013/11/20 -
Marineland Ontario, Canada (1 alive, 17 deceased)
Kiska ? F Iceland Marineland Ontario 1979/10 -
Miami Seaquarium, USA (1 alive, 1 deceased)
Lolita L pod F WA, USA Miami Seaquarium 1970/8/8 Lolita, also known as Tokitae, is a member of the Southern Resident killer whale population.
Moscow Dolphinarium and Aquarium, Russia (3 alive, 0 deceased)
Narnia ? F Russia Moscow Dolphinarium and Aquarium 2012/8 -
Nord ? M Russia Moscow Dolphinarium and Aquarium 2013/10 -
Juliet / Malyshka ? F Russia Moscow Dolphinarium and Aquarium 2014/7 -
Mundo Marino, Argentina (1 alive, 3 deceased)
Kshamenk ? M Argentina Mundo Marino, Buenos Aires 1992/9/19Kshamenk, also known as Sharmenk or Shamenk, was forced to strand.
Port of Nagoya Aquarium, Japan (3 alive, 3 deceased)
Stella ? F Iceland Port of Nagoya Aquarium 1987/10 -
Earth Lovey M captivity Port of Nagoya Aquarium 2008/10/13 -
Rin Stella F captivity Port of Nagoya Aquarium 2012/11/13 -
Seaside Dolphinarium, Nakhodka, Russia (4 alive, 0 deceased)
Malvina ? F Russia Seaside Dolphinarium, Nakhodka 2015/7 -
no name ? ? Russia Seaside Dolphinarium, Nakhodka 2015/7 -
no name ? ? Russia Seaside Dolphinarium, Nakhodka 2015/7 -
no name ? ? Russia Seaside Dolphinarium, Nakhodka 2015/7 -
SeaWorld California, USA (11 alive, 15 deceased)
Corky 2 / A16 A23? F BC, CAN SeaWorld California 1969/12/12 Corky is a member of the Northern Resident killer whale population.
She experienced 7 (seven) unsuccessful pregnancies.
Kasatka ? F Iceland SeaWorld California 1978/10/26 -
Ulises ? M Iceland SeaWorld California 1980/11/19 Ulises, also known as Ulysses, spent a long time alone in Barcelona, Spain.
Orkid Kandu 5 F captivity SeaWorld California 1988/9/23 Orkid is also known as Orchid. Her mother Kandu 5 died 1989/8/21.
Keet Kalina M captivity SeaWorld California 1993/2/2 Keet was separated from his mother at the age of 1 year 8 months to support Kalina's next pregnancy.
Shouka Sharkan F captivity SeaWorld California 1993/2/25 -
Nakai Kasatka M captivity SeaWorld California 2001/9/1 -
Ikaika Katina M captivity SeaWorld California 2002/8/25 -
Kalia Kasatka F captivity SeaWorld California 2004/12/21 -
Makani Kasatka M captivity SeaWorld California 2013/2/14 -
Amaya Kalia F captivity SeaWorld California 2014/12/02 -
SeaWorld Florida, USA (7 alive, 12 deceased)
Katina ? F Iceland SeaWorld Florida 1978/10/26 Katina, also known as Kandu 6, became the first "successful" mother in captivity with her calf Kalina.
Tilikum ? M Iceland SeaWorld Florida 1983/11/9 -
Kayla Kenau F captivity SeaWorld Florida 1988/11/26 Kayla's mother Kenau died 1991/8/6.
Trua Takara M captivity SeaWorld Florida 2005/11/23 -
Nalani Katina F captivity SeaWorld Florida 2006/9/18 -
Malia Taima F captivity SeaWorld Florida 2007/3/12 -
Makaio Katina M captivity SeaWorld Florida 2010/10/9 -
SeaWorld Texas, USA (5 alive, 10 deceased)
Takara Kasatka F captivity SeaWorld Texas 1991/7/9 -
Kyuquot Haida 2 M captivity SeaWorld Texas 1991/12/24 Kyuquot was born at Sealand Victoria, Canada.
Tuar Kalina M captivity SeaWorld Texas 1999/6/22 -
Sakari Takara F captivity SeaWorld Texas 2010/1/7 -
Kamea Takara F captivity SeaWorld Texas 2013/12/6 -
Shanghai Haichang Polar Ocean World, China (4 alive, 0 deceased)
no name ? ? Russia Shanghai Haichang Polar Ocean World 2016/9 -
no name ? ? Russia Shanghai Haichang Polar Ocean World 2016/9 -
no name ? ? Russia Shanghai Haichang Polar Ocean World 2016? -
no name ? ? Russia Shanghai Haichang Polar Ocean World 2016? -

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