Taxon profile


Balaenoptera Lacépède, 1804

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

Type taxon:Balaenoptera gibbar Lacépède, 1804
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Included taxa

Number of records: 8

species Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacépède, 1804 - Minke Whale

Balaenoptera acutorostrata - Minke Whale

species Balaenoptera bonaerensis Burmeister, 1867 - Antarctic Minke Whale
species Balaenoptera borealis Lesson, 1828 - Sei Whale
species Balaenoptera cortesii Portis, 1886
species Balaenoptera edeni Anderson, 1878 - Eden's Whale

Balaenoptera edeni - Eden's Whale

species Balaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758) - Blue Whale

Balaenoptera musculus - Blue Whale

species Balaenoptera omurai Wada, Oishi & Yamada, 2003
species Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758) - Fin Whale

Balaenoptera physalus - Fin Whale

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [fac4795d-bc05-49ca-99d5-2d8b9c05acd3]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Balaenoptera Lacépède, 1804]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015

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