The fin whale (Balaenoptera physalus), also called the finback whale, razorback,
or common rorqual, is a marine mammal belonging to the suborder of baleen ...
Find out what's known about Fin Whales, Balaenoptera physalus, Mammalia,
Cetacea, Balaenopteridae, including their world range and habitats, feeding ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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. Taxonomy. Class: mammalian. Order: cetacean. Suborder:
mysteceti (which means “moustached” in greek by the way and all are baleen ...
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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
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 ...
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 ...