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Related to Mysticeti: suborder Mysticeti
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Noun1.Mysticeti - baleen whales: right whales; rorquals; blue whales; humpbacks
animal order - the order of animals
Cetacea, order Cetacea - an order of Eutheria
baleen whale, whalebone whale - whale with plates of whalebone along the upper jaw for filtering plankton from the water
Balaenopteridae, family Balaenopteridae - rorquals; blue whales
Eschrichtiidae, family Eschrichtiidae - comprising only the grey whales
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Seasonal distribution, exploitation and present abundance of stocks of large baleen whales (Mysticeti) and sperm whales (Physeter macrocephalus) in Norwegian and adjacent waters.
These cetacean remains can be attributed to Mysticeti based on the shape and size of the skull bones, the high bilateral symmetry, as well as the presumable absence of teeth in the mandible.
Ocorrencia e sazonalidade da baleia-de-Bryde Balaenoptera edeni Anderson, 1879 (Cetacea, Mysticeti): contribuicoes para a conservacao no Estado do Rio de Janeiro.
Of the 30 species, 29 belong to the Order Cetartiodactyla, are placed within the two Suborders Mysticeti and Odontoceti, and come under the six Families of Balaenopteridae, Physeteridae, Kogiidae, Ziphiidae, Delphinidae, and Phocoenidae [1].
Minke whales and other Mysticeti whale species grow baleen instead of teeth.
Os cetaceos conhecidos popularmente como botos, golfinhos e baleias, sao divididos em duas subordens viventes: Mysticeti, baleias com barbatanas, e Odontoceti, os que possuem dentes como os golfinhos, toninhas e cachalotes.
"Pathological and Serological Evidence of Brucella-infection in Baleen Whales (Mysticeti) in the Western North Pacific."