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Balaena mysticetus Linnaeus, 1758

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Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Locality Unknown
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Locality Unknown, Locality Unknown, Locality Unknown, Locality Unknown, Locality Unknown
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Van Beneden & Gervais 1880, Pls. 4&5, Figs. 1,2,5-29
Adult; frpm, Museum of Brussels; Flower 1865, 1866
Record Last Modified:
16 Sep 2011
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenidae
Published Name:
Balaena mysticetus Linnaeus, 1758
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR14165
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Balaena mysticetus Linnaeus, 1758

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Collector:
Capt. Shorey
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Arctic Ocean, Chukchi Sea
Preparation:
Photograph
Remarks:
Lower lip
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Bering Strait, North Of Bering Strait, Locality Unknown, Locality Unknown, Arctic Ocean
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Photo of lower lip taken on brig Alexander in USNM files ;
Record Last Modified:
19 Feb 2014
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenidae
Published Name:
Balaena mysticetus Linnaeus, 1758
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
SI Negative Number : 34499
USNM Number:
STR1986
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Balaena mysticetus Linnaeus, 1758

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Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, Davis Strait
Sex:
Male
Place:
Holsteinsborg, Greenland, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
1859
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Caught in the winter of 1859-1860
Eschricht & Reinhardt 1866:53, pl 2 fig 1,2,4
Record Last Modified:
23 Oct 2012
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenidae
Published Name:
Balaena mysticetus Linnaeus, 1758
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR18326
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Balaena mysticetus Linnaeus, 1758

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Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Locality Unknown
Sex:
Unknown
Stage:
Fetus
Place:
Locality Unknown, Locality Unknown, Locality Unknown, Locality Unknown
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
5 Aug 2011
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenidae
Published Name:
Balaena mysticetus Linnaeus, 1758
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR14164
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Balaena mysticetus Linnaeus, 1758

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Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, Davis Strait
Preparation:
Skull
Sex:
Male
Stage:
Adult
Place:
Holsteinsborg, Greenland, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
1869
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Adult male, acquired by Reinhardt, cataloged 1869, no. 758.
Gervais 1871:78, pl. 4
Record Last Modified:
24 Oct 2012
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenidae
Published Name:
Balaena mysticetus Linnaeus, 1758
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR18322
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Balaena mysticetus Linnaeus, 1758

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Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Greenland, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
8 Mar 2011
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenidae
Published Name:
Balaena mysticetus Linnaeus, 1758
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR15351
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Balaena mysticetus Linnaeus, 1758

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Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Locality Unknown
Sex:
Unknown
Stage:
Fetus
Place:
Locality Unknown, Locality Unknown, Locality Unknown, Locality Unknown
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Van Beneden & Gervais 1880, Pl. 4-5, Figs. 3-4, Pl. 6, figs. 1,4,5,7-9
Record Last Modified:
16 Sep 2011
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenidae
Published Name:
Balaena mysticetus Linnaeus, 1758
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR14166
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Balaena mysticetus Linnaeus, 1758

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Collector:
Mr. Olrik
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, Davis Strait
Preparation:
Skeleton
Sex:
Female
Place:
Holsteinsborg?, Greenland, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
1857
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Sent to the Royal Museum of Natural History in 1857 by Mr. Olrick.; TL 22'4" (Danish).
Eschricht & Reinhardt 1866:53, pl 2 fig 3
Record Last Modified:
23 Oct 2012
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenidae
Published Name:
Balaena mysticetus Linnaeus, 1758
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR18327
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Balaena mysticetus Linnaeus, 1758

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Collector:
Capt. Holboll
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, Davis Strait
Sex:
Male
Place:
Greenland, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
1846
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Given in 1846 by Capt. Holboll to the Zootomical and Physiological Museum of the University of Copenhagen. Tl 48' 10.5" English, 47'5' Danish.
Eschricht & Reinhardt 1866:52, pl 2 fig 1,2
Record Last Modified:
23 Oct 2012
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenidae
Published Name:
Balaena mysticetus Linnaeus, 1758
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR18325
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Balaena mysticetus Linnaeus, 1758

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Collector:
Frederick W. True
D. W. Prentiss
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Pacific Ocean, Bering Sea
Preparation:
Partial Skull
Photograph
Remarks:
Ear bone (right periotic), "zoltoi" earbones
Photos of skull, jaw, and vertebrae
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Saint Paul Island, Pribilof Islands, Alaska, United States, North America, North Pacific Ocean
Collection Date:
1895
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
20 Aug 2014
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenidae
Published Name:
Balaena mysticetus Linnaeus, 1758
Accession Number:
030055
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
63301
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Balaena mysticetus Linnaeus, 1758

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Collector:
Maj. Fasting
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, Davis Strait
Preparation:
Skeleton
Sex:
Female
Stage:
Fetus
Place:
Godhavn, Greenland, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
6 May 1843
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Head length 4'.
Eschricht & Reinhardt 1866:53, pl 1,2
Taken by an English whaler, presented to Major Fasting who presented it to the Royal Mseum.
Record Last Modified:
23 Oct 2012
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenidae
Published Name:
Balaena mysticetus Linnaeus, 1758
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR18328
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Balaena mysticetus Linnaeus, 1758

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Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Locality Unknown
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Locality Unknown, Locality Unknown, Locality Unknown, Locality Unknown, Locality Unknown
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Van Beneden & Gervais 1880. Pl. 6, figs. 6, 15; Eschricht & Reinhardt 1861 On the Greenland right whale, p. 139, Pl. 2, fig. 4.
Adult from Musseum of Copenhagen; bulla tympanitis, pelvis; After Eschright & Reinhardt's posterior limb - Pl. 2, fig. 4.
Record Last Modified:
16 Sep 2011
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenidae
Published Name:
Balaena mysticetus Linnaeus, 1758
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR14167
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Balaena mysticetus Linnaeus, 1758

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Collector:
J. A. Ford
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Arctic Ocean, Beaufort Sea
Preparation:
Skull
Partial Skull
Baleen
Remarks:
Ear bone (periotics)
6 plates
Sex:
Female
Place:
Point Barrow, 5 Miles Off Iglurak Island, Alaska, United States, North America, Arctic Ocean
Collection Date:
14 Sep 1931
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Item was destructively sampled. Tissue and/or parts (small quantity of bone dust) were sent to Mark Todd Clementz, University of Wyoming, on 17 Feb 2009. For reference, see Transaction No. 2049878
Item was destructively sampled. Tissue and/or parts (1 g of bone dust) were sent to Christyann Darwent, University of California, Davis, on 24 Jun 2012. For reference, see Transaction No. 2063024
Record Last Modified:
28 Oct 2016
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenidae
Published Name:
Balaena mysticetus Linnaeus, 1758
Accession Number:
121774
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
257513
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The bowhead whale, Balaena mysticetus

Author:
Braham, H.W
Type:
Citations
Date:
1984
Notes:
Filed with Breiwick and Braham 1984.
Topic:
Bowhead
Morphology--External morphology
External morphology--External illustration
External illustration
External morphology--External photographs
External photographs
Distribution
Migration
Behavior
Reproductions
Mortality
Whaling
Abundance
Museum management
Feeding
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Mysticetes--Balaenidae--Balaena--mysticetus
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography

Bowhead whale - Balaena mysticetus

Author:
Reeves, R. R
Leatherwood, S
Type:
Citations
Date:
1985
Topic:
Bowhead
Distribution
Systematics
Paleontology
Reproductions
Behavior
Feeding - Foraging
Morphology--External morphology
External morphology--External illustration
External illustration
Parasites
Pathology
Anatomy
Osteology
Coloration
Age
Biochemistry
Natural history
Growth, curve
Genetics
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Mysticetes--Balaenidae--Balaena--mysticetus
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography

Grosse des gronlandischen Wals, Balaena mysticetus, L

Author:
Anonymous
Type:
Citations
Date:
1820
Notes:
Auszung aus Edinbur. Phil. Journ, i, 1819, pp. 83-88 [Scoresby].
Topic:
Bowhead
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Mysticetes--Balaenidae--Balaena--mysticetus
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography

Ingutuk:A Morphological Variant of the Bowhead Whale, Balaena mysticetus

Author:
Braham, H.W
Durham, F.E
Jarrell, G.H
Leatherwood, S
Type:
Citations
Date:
1980
Topic:
Bowhead
Teratology
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Mysticetes--Balaenidae--Balaena--mysticetus
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography

The distribution of bowhead whales, Balaena mysticetus, in the Chukchi Sea

Author:
Miller, R. V
Rugh, D. J
Johnson, J. H
Type:
Citations
Date:
1986
Topic:
Bowhead
Distribution
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Mysticetes--Balaenidae--Balaena--mysticetus
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography

Methods for photographic identification of bowhead whales, Balaena mysticetus

Author:
Rugh, D. J
Braham, H.W
Miller, G. W
Type:
Citations
Date:
1992
Topic:
Bowhead
Distribution
Research methods
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Mysticetes--Balaenidae--Balaena--mysticetus
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography

Serology and virology of the bowhead whale (Balaena mysticetus l.)

Author:
Smith, A. W
Skilling, D. E
Benirschke, K
Albert, T. F
Barlough, J. E
Type:
Citations
Date:
1987
Topic:
Bowhead
Pathology
Biochemistry
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Mysticetes--Balaenidae--Balaena--mysticetus
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography

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