Balaenoptera physalus

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Related to Balaenoptera physalus: finback whale, fin whales
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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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Fin whales Balaenoptera physalus and minke whales Balaenoptera acutorostrata exploit a tidally driven island wake ecosystem in the Bay of Fundy.
Unidentified beaked whale Ziphiid whale Minke whale Balaenoptera acutorostrata Bryde's whale Balaenoptera edeni Sei whale Balaenoptera borealis Fin whale Balaenoptera physalus Blue whale Balaenoptera musculus Humpback whale Megaptera novaeangliae Sei or Bryde's whale Balaenoptera borealis/edeni Unidentified rorqual Balaenopterid whale Unidentified small dolphin Small delphinid Unidentified medium dolphin Medium delphinid Unidentified large dolphin Large delphinid Unidentified dolphin Delphinid Unidentified small whale Small whale or large dolphin Unidentified large whale Large baleen or sperm whale Unidentified whale Small or large whale Unidentified cetacean Cetacean Common name Stock name [N.
boopsis is thought to limit population growth in fin whales, Balaenoptera physalus (Lambertsen, 1986, 1992).
Key words: fin whale, Balaenoptera physalus, Chukchi Sea, distribution, detection, passive acoustic monitoring, song, stock assessment
Balaenoptera physalus (02/11/2006) Nombre cientifico de las ballenas rorcuales comunes.
Of the cetaceans that migrated, and still migrate, those most common and of significant economic interest were: Balaenoptera musculus or the blue whale, Balaenoptera physalus or the fin whale, Balaenoptera borealis, Balaenoptera edeni, Megaptera novaeangliae or the humpback whale, and the sperm whale (Ellis 1969).
The first 429-bp consensus sequence obtained from the Nantucket Blob DNA was 99% identical with the mitochondrial nad2 gene sequence of Balaenoptera physalus (finback whale) (Genbank accession number X61145); only a single nucleotide was different (data not shown).
Orcinus orca (orca, "killer whale") is ah uncommon species (although reports of these species have increased in the last few years) and Balaenoptera physalus (fin whale) is very rare.
Whale, finback Balaenoptera physalus Whale, gray (Atlantic pop.
Table 1 Major cetacean game species utilized by Inuit, Yupik, and closely related prehistoric whalers Maximum Common name Latin name length (m) fin whale Balaenoptera physalus 21.