suborder Mysticeti


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Related to suborder Mysticeti: mysticetes, Baleen whales
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Noun1.suborder Mysticeti - baleen whales: right whales; rorquals; blue whales; humpbacks
animal order - the order of animals
Cetacea, order Cetacea - an order of Eutheria
baleen whale, whalebone whale - whale with plates of whalebone along the upper jaw for filtering plankton from the water
Balaenopteridae, family Balaenopteridae - rorquals; blue whales
Eschrichtiidae, family Eschrichtiidae - comprising only the grey whales