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Definition of Balaenoptera physalus

Balaenoptera physalus
Rorqual Ror"qual, n. [Norw. rorqualus a whale with folds.] (Zo["o]l.) A very large North Atlantic whalebone whale (Physalus antiquorum, or Bal[ae]noptera physalus). It has a dorsal fin, and strong longitudinal folds on the throat and belly. Called also razorback. Note: It is one of the largest of the whales, somethimes becoming nearly one hundred feet long, but it is more slender than the right whales, and is noted for its swiftness. The name is sometimes applied to other related species of finback whales.

Meaning of Balaenoptera physalus from wikipedia

- The fin whale (Balaenoptera physalus), also known as finback whale or common rorqual and formerly known as herring whale or razorback whale, is a marine...
- Balaenoptera musculus, blue whale Balaenoptera omurai, Omura's whale Balaenoptera physalus, fin whale †Balaenoptera siberi (Pliocene, Peru) †Balaenoptera sursiplana...
- The southern fin whale (Balaenoptera physalus quoyi) is a subspecies of fin whale that lives in the Southern Ocean. At least one other subspecies of fin...
- Balaenoptera Fin whale, Balaenoptera physalus Northern fin whale, Balaenoptera physalus physalus Southern fin whale, Balaenoptera physalus quoyi Sei whale, Balaenoptera...
- Press, Inc., San Diego, CA. ISBN 0-12-588441-9. Fox, David (2001). "Balaenoptera physalus (fin whale)". Animal Diversity Web. Retrieved 2006-10-22. "Finback...
- The northern fin whale (Balaenoptera physalus physalus) is a subspecies of fin whale that lives in the North Atlantic Ocean and North Pacific Ocean. It...
- The blue whale (Balaenoptera musculus) is a marine mammal belonging to the baleen whale parvorder, Mysticeti. At up to 29.9 metres (98 ft) in length and...
- previous year (this was later identified as a juvenile fin whale, Balaenoptera physalus). In 1846, the English zoologist John Edward Gray, ignoring Lesson's...
- Bryde's whale or the Bryde's whale complex (/ˈbruːdə/ BROO-də) ****tively comprises two species of rorqual and maybe three. The "complex" means the number...
- the humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae, and the fin whale, Balaenoptera physalus, are more closely related to the gray whale than they are to some...
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