Balaenoptera physalus


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Noun1.Balaenoptera physalus - large flat-headed whalebone whale having deep furrows along the throatBalaenoptera physalus - 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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Mediterranean fin whales (Balaenoptera physalus) threatened by dolphin morbillivirus.
Fin (Balaenoptera physalus) and humpback (Megaptera novaeangliae) whales are among the most abundant baleen whales in Scotia Sea (Orgeira et al., 2015) and have been widely recorded in different Antarctic and sub-Antarctic areas (Joiris, 1991; De la Mare, 1997; Orgeira, 2004; Rossi-Santos et al., 2007; Nowacek et al., 2011; Joiris and Dochy, 2013).
boopsis is thought to limit population growth in fin whales, Balaenoptera physalus (Lambertsen, 1986, 1992).
In this study, researchers conducted de novo sequencing on a minke whale with 128x average depth of coverage, and re-sequenced three minke whales, a fin whale (Balaenoptera physalus), a bottlenose dolphin, and a finless porpoise (Neophocaena phocaenoides).
On Isla Tiburon, coyotes are often seen during the day in the intertidal zone or close to shore and have occasionally been observed scavenging on the carcasses of marine animals, such as fin whales (Balaenoptera physalus) and Humboldt squid (Dosidicus gigas).
Key words: fin whale, Balaenoptera physalus, Chukchi Sea, distribution, detection, passive acoustic monitoring, song, stock assessment