Taxon profile


right whales
Balaenidae Gray, 1821

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Cetartiodactyla - even-toed ungulates »  suborder Mysticeti - baleen whales

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Included taxa

Number of records: 5

genus Balaena Linnaeus, 1758
genus Balaenula Van Beneden, 1872
genus Eubalaena Gray, 1864
genus Mesoteras Cope, 1870
genus Morenocetus Cabrera, 1926

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [be78908b-d8f9-4b83-b53e-9951b83a1134]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Balaenidae]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Balaenidae]

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