Taxon profile


Northern Right Whale
Eubalaena glacialis (Müller, 1776)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Cetartiodactyla - even-toed ungulates »  family Balaenidae - right whales »  genus Eubalaena

Scientific synonyms

Balaena biscayensis Eschricht, 1860
Balaena cisarctica Cope, 1865
Balaena eubalaena Gray, 1871
Balaena euskariensis Real, 1890
Balaena glacialis
Balaena islandica Gmelin, 1788
Balaena mediterranea Gray, 1870
Balaena mysticetus islandica Kerr, 1792
Balaena nordcaper Lacépède, 1804
Balaena tarentina Capellini, 1873

Other names

= Atlantic Right Whale
= Black Right Whale

IUCN category:Endangered


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Included taxa

Number of records: 1

subspecies Eubalaena glacialis glacialis (Müller, 1776) - Northern Right Whale

Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [41712]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Eubalaena glacialis (P.L.S. Müller, 1776)]
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 Eubalaena glacialis Müller, 1776]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Eubalaena glacialis (Müller, 1776)]

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