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min·ke
[ming-kee]
NOUN
1.
a dark-colored baleen whale, Baleanoptera acutorostrata, inhabiting temperate and polar seas and growing to a length of 33 feet (10 meters): reduced in numbers.
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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minke_whale

The minke whale /ˈmɪnki/, or lesser rorqual, is type of baleen whale. The two species of minke whale are the common (or northern) mink whale and the ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Common_minke_whale

The common minke whale or northern minke whale (Balaenoptera acutorostrata) is a species of minke whale within the suborder of baleen whales. It is the ...

acsonline.org/fact-sheets/minke-whale

The minke (pronounced mink-ey) whale is also known as the Little Piked Whale. Like all the rorquals, the minke is a fast swimmer, capable of reaching speeds of  ...

wwf.panda.org/about_our_earth/species/profiles/mammals/whales_dolphins/minke

You are more likely to see minke whales (Balaenoptera acutorostrata) at close quarters than other baleen whales because they are notoriously inquisitive and ...

us.whales.org/species-guide/common-minke-whale

Balaenoptera acutorostrata species guide - Norway, Iceland and Japan continue to hunt minke whales despite a moratorium on whaling. Several hundred ...

www.fisheries.noaa.gov/pr/species/mammals/whales/minke-whale.html

Jan 15, 2015 ... The dwarf minke whale form (Balaenoptera acutorostrata subspecies) ... Also, a little known population of minke whales may exist in Sri Lankan ...

www.iucnredlist.org/details/2474/0

Most of the scientific literature prior to the late 1990s uses the name B. acutorostrata for all minke whales including Antarctic Minke Whales. Since 2000, the ...

www.whale-world.com/minke-whale

The smallest of the baleen category is the Minke Whale. They aren't likely to be more than 30 feet long or to weigh more than 7 tons.

wildwhales.org/classify/baleen-whales/minke-whale

Until recently the minke whale, found in all oceans of the world, was considered to be just one species. Recently, however, the Antarctic minke (Balaenoptera ...