finback whale


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Noun1.finback whale - large flat-headed whalebone whale having deep furrows along the throatfinback whale - 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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And of the three, Iceland is the only country to hunt the endangered Finback whale.
Beside it, there is a museum of sea creatures, which showcases various sponges, shells and mummified fishes, as well as a complete finback whale skeleton, an aquarium, and a ship repair workshop.
His teaching lessons have included movie making, chain reactions, a life-size finback whale, hot air ballooning, gaming, robotics, rocketry and simulated NASA missions.
The sad tale of the Gowanus dolphin comes just a month after a 60-foot-long finback whale beached itself in Breezy Point, Queens.
In late December, a finback whale died after beaching in the New York City borough of Queens.
Also called the finback whale, razorback or common rorqual, it is found in all the world's major oceans from polar to tropical waters.
With an area of 138,000 sq km, Agoa will make it possible to reinforce the protection of emblematic but threatened species, like the sperm whale, the humpback whale and the finback whale, to sustainably manage their habitats and to ensure that they are considered in the development of human activities.
Every day… we spearfished, swam with whale sharks, saw dolphins up close and even caught a glimpse of a finback whale.
Summary: A finback whale has become stranded along Jamaica Bay in New York.
The 60-foot long finback whale that has beached itself along Breezy Point, Queens is not expected to survive.
Summary: A 50ft finback whale has been found dead in Boston Harbour.
On our two-hour trip we passed a seal colony, were followed by curious porpoises and spotted eight finback whales and one minky.