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Definition of Neobalaena marginata

Neobalaena marginata
Right whale Right" whale` (Zo["o]l.) (a) The bowhead, Arctic, or Greenland whale (Bal[ae]na mysticetus), from whose mouth the best whalebone is obtained. (b) Any other whale that produces valuable whalebone, as the Atlantic, or Biscay, right whale (Bal[ae]na cisarctica), and the Pacific right whale (B. Sieboldii); a bone whale. Pygmy right whale (Zo["o]l.), a small New Zealand whale (Neobal[ae]na marginata) which is only about sixteen feet long. It produces short, but very elastic and tough, whalebone.

Meaning of Neobalaena marginata from wikipedia

- later, in 1870, he added the name Neobalaena. He soon realized the three species were one and the same: Caperea marginata (caperea means "wrinkle" in Latin...