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 ...
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 Facts. Taxonomy. Class: mammalian. Order: cetacean. Suborder:
mysteceti (which means “moustached” in greek by the way and all are baleen ...
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 ...
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 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 ...
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 ...
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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
Fin whales, or fin-backed whales, are found in all major oceans and open seas.
Some populations are migratory, moving into colder waters during the spring ...