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CRESLI Minke whale page
Weather Search WWW Search www.cresli.org Minke Whale Balaenoptera acutrostrata Breaching minke photo courtesy of Richard Slattery Minke Whale (Balaenoptera acutorostrata) The minke whale is one of the smallest of the baleen ... Atlantic minkes typically have white bands on their flippers. The minke whale is the third most abundant large whale in the US Atlantic coast. Minke whales are listed in the ...
Blue whale | largest mammal
Largest Mammal BLUE WHALE Balaenoptera musculus Location: Warm, temperate waters of the Atlantic, Pacific and ... ancient dinosaurs were they were NEVER as big as the blue whale is. The blue whale is the largest creature to have ever lived on earth! ... the surrounding ocean water supports the weight of the whale's body tissues. If a blue whale were to be removed from the ocean it ...
Fin Whale Fin Whale Balaenoptera physalus Endangered Sometimes called "the greyhound of the deep," the average length of North Pacific ... bursts. They usually appear in small groups of two to seven individuals. An adult fin whale may consume one to one and a half metric tons of food per day, feeding ...
Whale Blue Whale Balaenoptera musculus Endangered The largest creature ever known to have existed on Earth is the present-day blue whale. The largest dinosaur attained a ... of about 22 m and weighed about 36 tons. Today's blue whale is even larger than its ancestors, and may reach a total ... to 15 minutes is more typical. The life span of a blue whale is about 30 years. The calves measure 7 m at birth ...
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Blue Whale (Balaenoptera musculus) - Office of Protected Resources - NOAA Fisheries
Blue Whale (Balaenoptera musculus) Status | Taxonomy | Species Description | Habitat | Distribution | Population Trends | Threats | Conservation Efforts | Regulatory Overview | Key Documents | More Info Blue Whale (Balaenoptera musculus ... Species Description Physical characteristics The blue whale, Balaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus 1758), is a cosmopolitan species of baleen whale. Blue whales in the ...
San Diego Zoo's Animal Bytes: Whale
Families: 14 Genera: 44 Species: 82 Length: longest—blue whale Balaenoptera musculus is 70 feet (21 meters); shortest—Hector's beaked whale Mesoplodon hectori is 4.5 feet (1.4 meters ... There are 13 species of baleen whales, including the gray whale Eschrichtius robustus, blue whale Balaenoptera musculus, and humpback whale Megaptera novaeangliae. Baleen whales are much larger than most toothed ...
ECO-PROS Blue Whale
Blue Whale Eco-Pros Environmental Education on the Web What currently living species has a heart the size of a small car and a tongue as heavy as an elephant? BLUE WHALE (Balaenoptera musculus) The largest living animal Status: Alaska endangered species Federal endangered species The Blue Whale is about as long as 5 elephants in ...
Ocean Alliance - WHALE GALLERY
Ocean Alliance - WHALE GALLERY Photo: Courtesy of Doc Watson BLUE WHALE - Balaenoptera musculus Blue Whales are the largest to have ever lived on the planet at a ... feet and a weight of around 190 tons. << Back > Home > Whale Conservation Institute > Voyage of the Odyssey > About Ocean Alliance > Partners > Research > Whale Gallery > Education > F.A.Q. > Site Map > Support Ocean ...
CRESLI's fin whale page
Sighting report Volunteering Weather Search WWW Search www.cresli.org Fin Whale (Balaenoptera physalus) Fin whales are the second largest species of whale and the second largest animal ever to have lived. ... fin whales. This white lower jaw can be also seen in the animated fin whale (Balaenoptera physalus) surface and dive sequence below. This animation was created using 5 sequential photographs ...
Fin Whale (Balaenoptera physalus) - Office of Protected Resources - NOAA Fisheries
Fin Whale (Balaenoptera physalus) Fin Whale (Balaenoptera physalus) Photo: NMFS Southwest Fisheries Science Center Fin Whale (Balaenoptera physalus) Photo: NOAA Status ESA Endangered - throughout its range MMPA Depleted - throughout its range Taxonomy Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Cetacea Family: Balaenopteridae Genus: Balaenoptera ...
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