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Related to Balaenoptera: Balaenoptera musculus, genus Balaenoptera
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Noun1.Balaenoptera - type genus of the BalaenopteridaeBalaenoptera - type genus of the Balaenopteridae  
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
Balaenopteridae, family Balaenopteridae - rorquals; blue whales
Balaenoptera musculus, blue whale, sulfur bottom - largest mammal ever known; bluish-grey migratory whalebone whale mostly of southern hemisphere
Balaenoptera physalus, common rorqual, fin whale, finback, finback whale - large flat-headed whalebone whale having deep furrows along the throat; of Atlantic and Pacific
Balaenoptera borealis, sei whale - similar to but smaller than the finback whale
Balaenoptera acutorostrata, lesser rorqual, minke whale, piked whale - small finback of coastal waters of Atlantic and Pacific
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Balaenoptera musculus us the scientific name for which marine creature?
Fin whales Balaenoptera physalus and minke whales Balaenoptera acutorostrata exploit a tidally driven island wake ecosystem in the Bay of Fundy.
Grampus griseus 1 (25) -- Globicephala macrorhynchus 3 (25) 1 (b) Pseudorca crassidens (d) -- -- Unidentified dolphin 20 (197) 180 Megaptera novaeangliae 9 (12) -- Balaenoptera 1 (1) -- acutorostrata (f) Unidentified whale 4 (7) -- Total Cetaceans 51 (415) 181 Species Matched Visual/ Acoustic Detections Tursiops truncatus 2 (19) Stenella attenuata 8 (200) Stenella longirostris 3 (1 350) Delphinus delphis -- Delphinus sp.
Unidentified beaked whale Ziphiid whale Minke whale Balaenoptera acutorostrata Bryde's whale Balaenoptera edeni Sei whale Balaenoptera borealis Fin whale Balaenoptera physalus Blue whale Balaenoptera musculus Humpback whale Megaptera novaeangliae Sei or Bryde's whale Balaenoptera borealis/edeni Unidentified rorqual Balaenopterid whale Unidentified small dolphin Small delphinid Unidentified medium dolphin Medium delphinid Unidentified large dolphin Large delphinid Unidentified dolphin Delphinid Unidentified small whale Small whale or large dolphin Unidentified large whale Large baleen or sperm whale Unidentified whale Small or large whale Unidentified cetacean Cetacean Common name Stock name [N.
2009): Exceptional caso de interaction trofica entre tiburones hexanchiformes y una ballena Balaenoptera en el Plioceno inferior de Huelva (SO de Espana).
The Bryde's whale, scientifically known as Balaenoptera edeni, is among the three rorqual or baleen whales found in Pakistani waters.
Ocorrencia e sazonalidade da baleia-de-Bryde Balaenoptera edeni Anderson, 1879 (Cetacea, Mysticeti): contribuicoes para a conservacao no Estado do Rio de Janeiro.
From November 1977 through August 1979, aerial survey observers documented the seasonal distribution of CIBWs and also recorded the presence of other marine mammals including harbor seals, Phoca vitulina; minke whales, Balaenoptera acutorostrata; sea otters, Enhydra lutris; and harbor porpoises, Phocoenaphocoena.
A note of the first record of the Dwarf minke whale, Balaenoptera acutorostrata in Chilean waters.
Improvements in More Humane Killing Methods of Antarctic Minke Whales, Balaenoptera bonaerensis, in the Japanese Whale Research Program under Special Permit in the Antarctic Sea (JARPA).
Balaenoptera acutorostrata (02/11/2006) Nombre cientifico de las ballenas minke.