The southern right whale (Eubalaena australis) is a baleen whale, one of three species classified as right whales belonging to the genus Eubalaena.
The last major population review of southern right whales by the International Whaling Commission was in 1998.
Eubalaena australis species guide. Southern right whales breed and give birth off the coastlines of South America, South Africa and Australia before heading ...
Learn more about the Southern right whale - with amazing Southern right whale videos, photos and facts on Arkive.
Right whale populations were historically severely depleted by commercial whaling. Adult southern right whales are 50 feet (15.2 m) long, and can weigh up to ...
A southern right whale in waters off the Auckland Islands. Right whales were named by whalers who identified them as the “right” whale to kill on a hunt.
Taxonomic Notes: The Southern Right Whale has for some time been widely accepted as a species separate from its northern hemisphere relatives, although ...
The southern right whale is a baleen whale and one of three species classified as right whales. This species is easily distinguished from others because of their ...
The southern right whale is a baleen whale and belongs to the group known as Cetacea which includes whales, dolphins and porpoises. This whale makes up ...