Balaenoptera acutorostrata


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Noun1.Balaenoptera acutorostrata - small finback of coastal waters of Atlantic and PacificBalaenoptera acutorostrata - small finback of coastal waters 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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nov., isolated from the minke whale (Balaenoptera acutorostrata).
Trophic transfer of the harmful algal toxin domoic acid as a cause of death in a Minke whale (Balaenoptera acutorostrata) stranding in Southern California.
Humpback (Megaptera novaeangliae) and Minke (Balaenoptera acutorostrata) Whales also aggregate seasonally in these areas to consume euphausiids and Pacific Herring (Clupea pallosi), known prey of Fin Whales (Clapham and others 1997; Flinn and others 2002; Mizroch and others 2009).
Seasonal distribution of minke whales Balaenoptera acutorostrata in relation to physiography and prey off the Isle of Mull, Scotland.--Mar.
Fin whales Balaenoptera physalus and minke whales Balaenoptera acutorostrata exploit a tidally driven island wake ecosystem in the Bay of Fundy.
In addition, one probable sighting of a pod of false killer whales (Pseudorca crassidens) and a possible minke whale (Balaenoptera acutorostrata) were also made (Table 1).
The 3 species not sighted by the observers while on systematic effort during the HICEAS in 2010 were the spinner dolphin, the dwarf sperm whale (Kogia sima), and the minke whale (Balaenoptera acutorostrata).
albirostris (Scottish Agricultural College (7)); and minke whale, Balaenoptera acutorostrata (Knowles, 2000).
The minke whale (Balaenoptera acutorostrata) is an Atlantic finback whale regularly migrating to areas in the north where they feed on pelagic fish and crustaceans [16].