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Appendix A

HISTORICAL INVENTORY

MARINELAND OF CANADA’S ORCA (KILLER) WHALES (Orcinus orca)

(Documented by Erich Hoyt, Orca The Whales Called Killer,

1990 and updated by Zoocheck Canada Inc. as of 02/01/98.)

Name Sex Est. Birth Yr.

Capture Info

History in Captivity
Algonquin M   Captive born to Nootka (father Kandu) Died August 13, 2002.
Hudson M   Captive born to Kiska (father Kandu) Currently alive at Marineland - Niagara Falls
Knootka F   Captured 3/70, Pedder Bay. B.C. First at Sealand of the Pacific (Victoria); Japanese Deer Park (CA); Seven Seas (TX); Marineland, Niagara Falls, Canada to 4/86; died at Sea World (CA) 3/13/90 (SWC-00-8628)
Kandu II M   Captured 8/71, Penn Cove, WA First at Seattle (WA); Bremen, West Germany; died at Marineland, Niagara Falls 10/79
Kandy F   Captured 8/73, Pedder Bay, B.C. Died at Marineland, Niagara Falls, Canada. 11/73
Kandu IV/

Kanduke

M   Captured 8/75, Pedder Bay, B.C. Marineland, Niagara Falls to 1/87; died at Sea World (FLA) 9/20/90 (SWF-00-8701)
Kandu IV/Kanduke M   Captured 10/78, Iceland Marineland, Niagara falls to 6/79; alive at Sea World (SWC-00-7806)
Nootka V/

Noni

F 1976 Captured 11/79

Iceland,

Alive at Marineland, Niagara Falls
Caren F   Captured 11/79, Iceland Marineland, Niagara Falls to 3/80; died at Kamogawa, Japan 5/87
King M   Captured 11/79, Iceland First at Lubeck, West Germany; Marineland, Niagara Falls to 3/80; died at Kamogawa, Japan 10/83
Keiko M   Captured 11/79, Iceland Marineland, Niagara Falls to 2/85; Reino Aventura, Mexico City 1/96; alive; to Oregon Coast Aquarium; to Iceland; currently FREE!
No Name F Captured 11/79, Iceland Died at Marineland, Niagara Falls 1/80, enroute to Kamogawa, Japan
Kiska F 1975 Captured 10/81, Iceland Alive at Marineland, Niagara Falls
No Name F   Captured 10/81, Iceland Died at Marineland, Niagara Falls (date unknown)
Junior M   Captured 11/84, Iceland Died Spring - 1994 at Marineland, Niagara Falls.
Kandu M 1978 Captured 11/84, Iceland Alive at Marineland, Niagara Falls
Katak/Splash M 8/15/89 Captive born to Knootka Marineland, Niagara Falls to 4/92; alive at Sea World (CA) (SWC-00-9226)
No Name M 8/24/92 Captive born to Kiska Died at Marineland, Niagara Falls 10/25/92
Neocia F 1/21/92 Captive born to Knootka Alive at Marineland, Niagara Falls; estimated separation from mother 6/95
Kanuck M 8/28/94 Captive born to Kiska Dead at Marineland, Niagara Falls Spring 1998; estimated separation from mother 6/95
*E-Day*Malik* F 4/21/96 Captive born to Knootka - April 21, 1996 Died at Marineland, Niagara Falls, March 4, 2000. Estimated separation from mother 5/97
No Name** M 10 or 11/96 Captive born to Kiska Alive at Marineland, Niagara Falls; estimated separation from mother 5/97

Total killer whales = 20 exhibited

7 exported or re-exported

8 died at Marineland of Canada, Niagara Falls

7 alive at Marineland of Canada, Niagara Falls (including 4 captive born)

* Modified by Zoocheck Canada to add the birth of No-Name, born after this historical inventory was prepared by Erich Hoyt.

** Modified by Zoocheck Canada to add the birth of E-Day, born after this historical inventory was prepared by Erich Hoyt.

Note: Since publication of Distorted Nature, a female orca calf was born at Marineland of Canada on May 27, 1998. The mother was Nootka; the father was Kandu. The calf died at 11 days of age on June 7, 1998. A male orca calf was born at Marineland on September 15, 1998. His mother was Kiska, and his father, Kandu.

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