Taxon profile


Sei Whale
Balaenoptera borealis Lesson, 1828

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Cetartiodactyla - even-toed ungulates »  family Balaenopteridae - finner whales

Scientific synonyms

Balaena rostrata Rudolphi, 1822
Balaenoptera alba
Balaenoptera arctica
Balaenoptera schlegeli

IUCN category:Endangered
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Subordinated taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Balaenoptera borealis borealis Lesson, 1828
subspecies Balaenoptera borealis schlegelii Flower, 1865

Links and literature

EN ABRS (2009): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Balaenoptera borealis Lesson, 1828]
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [2475]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Balaenoptera borealis Lesson, 1828]
Data retrieved on: 27 January 2014
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [] [as Balaenoptera borealis Lesson, 1828]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Balaenoptera borealis Lesson, 1828]

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