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Megaptera longimana
Humpback Hump"back`, n. [Cf. Hunchback.] 1. A crooked back; a humped back. --Tatler. 2. A humpbacked person; a hunchback. 3. (Zo["o]l.) (a) Any whale of the genus Megaptera, characterized by a hump or bunch on the back. Several species are known. The most common ones in the North Atlantic are Megaptera longimana of Europe, and M. osphyia of America; that of the California coasts is M. versabilis. (b) A small salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha), of the northwest coast of America.

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- The humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) is a species of baleen whale. One of the larger rorqual species, adults range in length from 12–16 m (39–52 ft)...
- Promachoteuthis megaptera is a small, rare squid found in the Pacific Ocean near ****an. "CephBase: Promachoteuthis megaptera". Archived from the original...
- "Megaptera" miocaena is an extinct species of Balaenopteridae from the late Miocene of California. It was originally considered a species of Megaptera...
- Grimpoteuthis megaptera is a species of umbrella octopus known from five specimens, collected by Addison Emery Verrill. Between two and three of these...
- Balaenoptera omurai †Cetotheriophanes †Diunatans †Incakujira Megaptera Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae †Parabalaenoptera †Plesiobalaenoptera †Plesiocetus...
- Rossia megaptera, also known as the big-fin bobtail squid, is a species of bobtail squid native to the northwestern Atlantic Ocean, specifically Davis...
- extant species in its family - the other species is the humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae. This genus is known in the fossil records from the Neogene...
- Promachoteuthis Hoyle, 1885 Type species Promachoteuthis megaptera Hoyle, 1885 Species Promachoteuthis megaptera Promachoteuthis sloani Promachoteuthis sulcus...
- The Song of Megaptera is a Big Finish audio drama based on the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who. Originally proposed...
- The digestive system of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) is adapted to digest tiny crustaceans such as krill, plankton, and small fish (including...
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