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Fin whale

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The fin whale (Balaenoptera physalus), also called the finback whale, razorback, or common rorqual, is a marine mammal belonging to the suborder of baleen ...

Fin Whales, Balaenoptera physalus ~ MarineBio.org

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Find out what's known about Fin Whales, Balaenoptera physalus, Mammalia, Cetacea, Balaenopteridae, including their world range and habitats, feeding ...

Balaenoptera physalus (Common Rorqual, Finback, Fin-backed ...

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In former times, Fin Whales were caught year-round near the Straits of Gibraltar. While there may be some north-south migration between summer and winter, ...

Fin Whale | American Cetacean Society

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The fin whale is one of the rorquals, a family that includes the humpback whale, blue whale, Bryde's whale, sei whale, and minke whale. Rorquals all have a ...

Fin Whale - EDGE :: Mammal Species Information

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Second in size only to the blue whale, the fin whale is the largest whale known to breach. Famed for its ability to sustain speeds of almost 40 km/hour, the ...

Fin Whale (Balaenoptera physalus) - Office of Protected Resources ...

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Sep 4, 2013 ... Fin Whale (Balaenoptera physalus) Photo: NMFS Southwest Fisheries Science Center. Did You Know? · Individual fin whales can be identified ...

Fin Whale Facts - Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

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Fin Whale Facts. Taxonomy. Class: mammalian. Order: cetacean. Suborder: mysteceti (which means “moustached” in greek by the way and all are baleen ...

Fin whales - Cool Antarctica

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Fin Whale Statistics Maximum length: 25m (82ft) males / 27m (89ft) females, average 20m (66ft) Adult weight: 50 tonnes average, but up to 130 tonnes

Finback Whale Fact Sheet - NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation

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Second in size only to the blue whale, the finback reaches about 70 feet (21 m) in length and weighs up to 70 tons (64 metric tons). It shares with the blue whale ...

Fin Whale Species Guide - WDC

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Balaenoptera physalus species guide - the fin whale is the second largest of all whales and is known as the "greyhound of the sea" due to its ability to swim at ...

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Fin Whale | Species | WWF

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Some scientists have speculated that fin whales circle schools of fish with the white side facing the prey and frightening them into denser schools that are easier ...

Fin whale | WWF

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The fin whale, the second largest living mammal, has been severely impacted worldwide by commercial whaling. Nearly 750,000 animals were killed in areas of ...

Fin whale videos, photos and facts - Balaenoptera physalus | ARKive

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Fin whales are the fastest of all cetaceans, reaching speeds of 37 kilometres per hour and known to completely clear the water. This whale is grey in colour on ...