Pygmy right whale

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(Zool.) a small New Zealand whale (Neobalæna marginata) which is only about sixteen feet long. It produces short, but very elastic and tough, whalebone.

See also: Right whale

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Caperea marginata se recupero, con buenos valores de soporte, profundamente anidado dentro de los cetoteridos y constituye, de esta forma, el unico representante actual de este clado.
fin whale) 1991 CMA Caperea marginata X75586 Arnason and (pygmy right whale) Gullberg, 1994 EAU Eubalaena australis AP006473 Sasaki et al.