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Captive Orca Distribution

Known Distribution of 48 Captive Orcas

updated April, 2002

Winnie, a female captured from Iceland, died young at 26 at Sea World San Antonio April 11, 2002.
Haida II, captured from Iceland in 1982, died young at 21 at SeaWorld San Antonio August 1, 2001.


MIAMI SEAQUARIUM, Miami, Florida - 1 surviving
Lolita/Tokitae

F

captured 08/70

WA

member of the Southern Resident community captured off Whidbey Island, WA, Aug 8, 1970.

IDEAL CANDIDATE FOR REINTRODUCTION

solo in smallest orca
tank in US

Ocean Futures, Westmanjar Island, Iceland - 1 almost released
Kego/Keiko M

captured 11/79

Ice

from Marineland Canada, to Reino Aventura, Mexico 02/85, to Oregon Coast Aquarium 01/96
PREPARED FOR RELEASE - SPRING/SUMMER 2001

to seapen in Iceland 09/98; ocean walks 6/00 - 9/01

SEA WORLD, California, Florida & Texas - 21 surviving
Corky II

F

captured 12/69

WA

from Marineland, California
member of the Northern Resident community
IDEAL CANDIDATE FOR REINTRODUCTION

to Sea World 01/87

Katina

F

captured 10/78

Ice

from Marineland, Canada

to Sea World 06/79

Kasatka

F

captured 10/78

Ice

-

-

Ulises M

captured 11/80

Ice

from Barcelona, Spain

to Sea World 02/94

Tillikum M

captured 11/83

Ice

from Sealand of the Pacific, Canada

to Sea World 01/92

Kalina

F

captive born

--

09/26/85 to Katina in FL

-

Orkid

F

captive born

--

09/23/88 to Kandu V in CA

-

Kayla

F

captive born

--

11/26/88 to Kenau in TX

-

Taima

F

captive born

--

07/11/89 to Gudrun in FL

-

Splash M

captive born

--

08/15/89 to Nootka at Marineland, Canada

to Sea World 04/92

Takara

F

captive born

--

07/09/91 to Kasatka in CA

-

Kayuquet M

captive born

--

12/24/91 to Haida at Sealand, Canada

to Sea World 01/93

Keet M

captive born

--

02/02/93 to Kalina in TX

-

Taku M

captive born

--

09/09/93 to Katina in FL

-

Keto M

captive born

--

06/17/95 to Kalina in FL

-

Unna

F

captive born

--

12/27/96 to Katina in FL

-

Sumar

M

captive born

--

05/14/98 to Taima in FL

-

Tuar

M

captive born

--

06/22/99 to Kalina in FL

-

Tekoa

M

captive born

--

11/8/00 to Taima in FL

-

(no name) M

captive born

--

9/1/01 to Kasatka in CA

by artificial insemination

? F

captive born

--

05/03/02 to Takara

by artificial insemination

MARINELAND, Niagara Falls, Canada - 7 surviving
[discrepancies are known to exist regarding dates listed at this facility]
Nootka V

F

captured 10/79

Ice

Marineland Canada

-

Kiska

F

captured 10/81

Ice

Marineland Canada

-

Candu M

captured 11/84

Ice

Marineland Canada

-

Neocia

F

captive born

--

10/21/92 to Nootka

-

Hudson

M

captive born

--

9/15/98 to Kiska

-

Algonquin

M

captive born

--

12/18/99 to Nootka V

-

ACUARIO MUNDO MARINO, Buenos Aires, Argentina - 1 surviving
Kshamenk M

stranded 11/92

Arg

Acuario Mundo Marina

believed forced stranding

MARINELAND, Antibes, France - 7 surviving
Kim II M

captured 10/82

Ice

Marineland France

-

Freya

F

captured 10/82

Ice

Marineland France

-

Sharkane

F

captured 10/89

Ice

Marineland France

-

Shouka

F

captive born

--

02/25/93 to Sharkane

-

Valentin M

captive born

--

02/14/96 to Freya

-

Inouk M

captive born

--

02/23/99 to Sharkane

-

Wiki

F

captive born

--

06/01/01 to Sharkane

-

KAMOGAWA SEA WORLD , Japan - 5 surviving
Thor/Bingo M

captured 11/84

Ice

Kamogawa Sea World

-

Stella

F

captured 10/87

Ice

Kamogawa Sea World

-

Oscar M

captured 10/87

Ice

Kamogawa Sea World

-

Lovey

F

captive born

--

01/11/98 to Stella

-

Lara

F

captive born

--

2/8/01 to Stella

-

ADVENTURE WORLD (World Safari), Japan - 3 surviving
Goro M

captured 10/85

Japan from Taiji Whale Museum

to Adventure World 11/85

Ran

F

captured 10/89

Ice

Adventure World

-

Kyu-chan M

captured 02/97

Japan Adventure World

-

TAIJI WHALE MUSEUM , Japan - 2 surviving
Nami-chan

F

captured 10/85

Japan Taiji Whale Museum

-

Coo

F

captured 02/97

Japan Taiji Whale Museum

-

IZU MITO SEA PARADISE , Japan - 1 surviving
Asuka F

captured 02/97

Japan

Izu Mito Sea Paradise

-


Sources: Compiled by Jerye Mooney from Marine Mammal Inventory Reports, research papers, and news clippings. Special thanks to Erich Hoyt, author of Orca - the Whale Called Killer (1990) for the majority of information. Updated information thanks to Stefan Jacobs


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