Balaenoptera


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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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The biggest animal on earth, the blue whale, balaenoptera musculus, was a valuable commodity and a slow moving and easy target.
The Bryde's whale, scientifically known as Balaenoptera edeni, is among the three rorqual or baleen whales found in Pakistani waters.
He said that it seemed that the whale had collided with a ship and was fatally injured.The Bryde's whale, scientifically known as Balaenoptera edeni, is among the three rorqual or baleen whales found in Pakistani waters.
Balaenoptera musculus is the scientific name for which marine creature?
Mediterranean fin whales (Balaenoptera physalus) threatened by dolphin morbillivirus.
The species' Latin name is balaenoptera borealis, which means northern winged whale.
En su sentido mas especifico y frecuente (el cual es el unico incluido en el DLE), la denominacion alude a la especie Balaenoptera physalus, tambien conocida como rorcual comun.
These types of mark-recapture studies have broad application and have been used to estimate abundances of blue whales (Balaenoptera musculus) and humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) (Calambokidis and Barlow, 2004), grizzly bears (Ursus arctos) (Mowat and Strobeck, 2000), herbivorous insects (Kareiva, 1983), and numerous other species so that marked individuals in the population can be detected during later sampling periods.
Trophic transfer of the harmful algal toxin domoic acid as a cause of death in a Minke whale (Balaenoptera acutorostrata) stranding in Southern California.
Este proyecto tuvo su origen en el trabajo cientifico de estos investigadores que permitio establecer que en el golfo de Corcovado se congrega la mayor agregacion de ballenas azules (Balaenoptera musculus) del hemisferio sur (Hucke-Gaete et al.
The 13m long and 10 tonnes heavy whale, scientifically known as (Balaenoptera edini) was of the alaenopteridae family and was killed with four arrows.