finback whale


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Noun1.finback whale - large flat-headed whalebone whale having deep furrows along the throatfinback whale - large flat-headed whalebone whale having deep furrows along the throat; of Atlantic and Pacific
rorqual, razorback - any of several baleen whales of the family Balaenopteridae having longitudinal grooves on the throat and a small pointed dorsal fin
Balaenoptera, genus Balaenoptera - type genus of the Balaenopteridae
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The Kashmir grey langur, Indus dolphin, finback whale, Balochistan bear, musk deer, hog deer, Indian pangolin, Egyptian vulture, green turtle and Indian narrow-headed turtle are endangered.
Fahmy added that the female finback whale, which was estimated to be dead within 24 hours of being spotted on the shore, did not have any fatal wounds on its body.
And of the three, Iceland is the only country to hunt the endangered Finback whale.
Beside it, there is a museum of sea creatures, which showcases various sponges, shells and mummified fishes, as well as a complete finback whale skeleton, an aquarium, and a ship repair workshop.
In late December, a finback whale died after beaching in the New York City borough of Queens.
Also called the finback whale, razorback or common rorqual, it is found in all the world's major oceans from polar to tropical waters.
With an area of 138,000 sq km, Agoa will make it possible to reinforce the protection of emblematic but threatened species, like the sperm whale, the humpback whale and the finback whale, to sustainably manage their habitats and to ensure that they are considered in the development of human activities.
Janwillem van de Wetering's wry evocation of the state of Maine (double meaning intended) was delightful, but he states that the finback whale is "the largest creatures ever to live on this planet.
Every day… we spearfished, swam with whale sharks, saw dolphins up close and even caught a glimpse of a finback whale.
The sad tale of the Gowanus dolphin comes just a month after a 60-foot-long finback whale beached itself in Breezy Point, Queens.
Summary: A finback whale has become stranded along Jamaica Bay in New York.
The 60-foot long finback whale that has beached itself along Breezy Point, Queens is not expected to survive.