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Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede, 1804

Collector:
J. G. Mead
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic
Preparation:
Skull
Sex:
Female
Place:
Locality Unknown, Newfoundland, Canada, North America, North Atlantic
Collection Date:
3 May 1972
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede, 1804
Accession Number:
305303
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : D 002-72
Other Number : STR15614
USNM Number:
485834
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
14 Aug 2015
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Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede, 1804

Collector:
C. M. Scammon
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Pacific Ocean
Preparation:
Partial Skull
Baleen
Photograph
Remarks:
cranium
Views of skull
Sex:
Female
Stage:
Adult
Type Status:
Type
Type Citation:
Scammon, C. M. 4 Oct 1872 ["1872 Oct 04"]. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences. 4 (Advance sheet): 2.
Place:
Admiralty Inlet, [N shore (see Scammon 1874:49)], Island, Washington, United States, North America, North Pacific Ocean
Collection Date:
Oct 1870
Taxonomy:
Animalia Animalia Animalia Chordata Chordata Chordata Mammalia Mammalia Mammalia Cetacea Cetacea Cetacea Balaenopteridae Balaenopteridae Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede, 1804
Balaenoptera acutorostrata scammoni Demere, 1986
Balaenoptera davidsoni Scammon, 1872
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
SI Negative Number : 2553.BMP
SI Negative Number : 2569.BMP
SI Negative Number : 14064.BMP
SI Negative Number : 2554
SI Negative Number : 14702.5
SI Negative Number : 14790
SI Negative Number : 14793
USNM Number:
A12177
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
26 Jun 2015
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Balaenoptera edeni Anderson, 1878-9

Collector:
A. F. Amos
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, Gulf Of Mexico
Preparation:
Unknown
Sex:
Female
Place:
Matagorda Peninsula, near Port O'Connor, Matagorda, Texas, United States, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
25 Mar 1988
Taxonomy:
Animalia Animalia Chordata Chordata Mammalia Mammalia Cetacea Cetacea Balaenopteridae Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera edeni Anderson, 1878-9
Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede, 1804
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : C598
Other Number : SE3744
USNM Number:
MME3255
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Was initially identified as B. edeni, seen in the surf on the 25th, necropsy done on the 27th of March, 533 cm long, 28°35' N, 95°W. Data from Tarpley and Marwitz 1993.
Tarpley, R. J. and Marwitz S. (1993). "Plastic debris ingestion by cetaceans along the Texas coast: two case reports." Aquatic Mammals 19: 93-98.
Record Last Modified:
30 Aug 2013
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Balaenoptera acutorostrata

Collector:
Jack H. McLellan
Place:
Beaufort County, North Carolina, United States
Common name:
Baleen whale
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera acutorostrata
USNM Number:
V24770
Specimen Count:
1
Site Number:
42246
Record Last Modified:
2 Sep 2015
Skeletal Morphology:
Skull element, left tympanic bulla
Geological Age:
Cenozoic - Neogene - Miocene - Upper/Late
Stratigraphy:
Chesapeake Group - Yorktown Fm
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Ein Steindruck [Balaenoptera acutorostrata]

Author:
Matthiesen
Type:
Citations
Date:
1819
Topic:
Minke whale
Morphology--External morphology
External morphology--External illustration
External illustration
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Mysticetes--Balaenopteridae--Balaenoptera--acutorostrata
Notes:
Not seen, reference from Reichenbach, Walthiere, p. 22, note. Steindruck = stone drawing or lithograph.
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography
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Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede

Place:
Curry County, Oregon, United States
Collection Date:
1969
Common name:
Baleen whale
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede
USNM Number:
PAL181735
Specimen Count:
1
Site Number:
915172
Record Last Modified:
2 Sep 2015
Skeletal Morphology:
Skull element, mandible
Geological Age:
Cenozoic - Quaternary
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Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede

Collector:
R. Stires
Place:
New Jersey, United States
Collection Date:
20 Nov 1967
Common name:
Baleen whale
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede
USNM Number:
PAL359080
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
2 Sep 2015
Skeletal Morphology:
Axial element, axis
Geological Age:
Cenozoic - Recent
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Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede

Place:
Beaufort County, North Carolina, United States
Collection Date:
27 May 2007
Common name:
Baleen whale
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede
USNM Number:
PAL359095
Specimen Count:
1
Site Number:
42246
Record Last Modified:
2 Sep 2015
Skeletal Morphology:
Appendicular element, left humerus
Geological Age:
Cenozoic - Neogene - Pliocene - Hemphillian
Stratigraphy:
Chesapeake Group - Yorktown Fm
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Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede

Place:
Beaufort County, North Carolina, United States
Common name:
Baleen whale
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede
USNM Number:
PAL359081
Specimen Count:
1
Site Number:
42246
Record Last Modified:
2 Sep 2015
Skeletal Morphology:
Appendicular element, proximal ulna
Geological Age:
Cenozoic - Neogene - Pliocene - Hemphillian
Stratigraphy:
Chesapeake Group - Yorktown Fm
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Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede

Place:
Beaufort County, North Carolina, United States
Collection Date:
Sep 1981
Common name:
Baleen whale
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede
USNM Number:
PAL359093
Specimen Count:
1
Site Number:
42246
Record Last Modified:
2 Sep 2015
Skeletal Morphology:
Appendicular element, humerus-(1)
Geological Age:
Cenozoic - Neogene - Pliocene - Hemphillian
Stratigraphy:
Chesapeake Group - Yorktown Fm
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Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede

Collector:
Peter J. Harmatuk Sr.
Place:
Beaufort County, North Carolina, United States
Collection Date:
3 Sep 1977
Common name:
Baleen whale
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede
USNM Number:
PAL359099
Specimen Count:
1
Site Number:
42246
Record Last Modified:
2 Sep 2015
Skeletal Morphology:
Axial elements, cervical-(1), vertebra-(8), Skull elements, basioccipital-(1), occiput-(1), right periotic, tympanic bulla-(1), bone scrap-(10)
Geological Age:
Cenozoic - Neogene - Pliocene - Hemphillian
Stratigraphy:
Chesapeake Group - Yorktown Fm
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Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede

Collector:
Wayne Baker
Place:
Beaufort County, North Carolina, United States
Common name:
Baleen whale
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede
USNM Number:
PAL336388
Specimen Count:
1
Site Number:
42246
Record Last Modified:
2 Sep 2015
Skeletal Morphology:
Skull partial,
Geological Age:
Cenozoic - Neogene - Pliocene - Hemphillian
Stratigraphy:
Chesapeake Group - Yorktown Fm
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Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede

Place:
Beaufort County, North Carolina, United States
Collection Date:
27 Apr 1972
Common name:
Baleen whale
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede
USNM Number:
PAL359085
Specimen Count:
1
Site Number:
42246
Record Last Modified:
2 Sep 2015
Skeletal Morphology:
Appendicular element, phalange-(1)
Geological Age:
Cenozoic - Neogene - Pliocene - Hemphillian
Stratigraphy:
Chesapeake Group - Yorktown Fm
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Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede

Place:
Beaufort County, North Carolina, United States
Collection Date:
27 May 2007
Common name:
Baleen whale
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede
USNM Number:
PAL359092
Specimen Count:
1
Site Number:
42246
Record Last Modified:
2 Sep 2015
Skeletal Morphology:
Appendicular element, left humerus
Geological Age:
Cenozoic - Neogene - Pliocene - Hemphillian
Stratigraphy:
Chesapeake Group - Yorktown Fm
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Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede

Place:
Beaufort County, North Carolina, United States
Collection Date:
27 May 2007
Common name:
Baleen whale
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede
USNM Number:
PAL359082
Specimen Count:
1
Site Number:
42246
Record Last Modified:
2 Sep 2015
Skeletal Morphology:
Skull element, lower jaw-(1)
Geological Age:
Cenozoic - Neogene - Pliocene - Hemphillian
Stratigraphy:
Chesapeake Group - Yorktown Fm
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Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede

Place:
Beaufort County, North Carolina, United States
Collection Date:
Sep 1971
Common name:
Baleen whale
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede
USNM Number:
PAL359086
Specimen Count:
1
Site Number:
42246
Record Last Modified:
2 Sep 2015
Skeletal Morphology:
Appendicular element, phalange-(1)
Geological Age:
Cenozoic - Neogene - Pliocene - Hemphillian
Stratigraphy:
Chesapeake Group - Yorktown Fm
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Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede

Place:
Beaufort County, North Carolina, United States
Collection Date:
Sep 1971
Common name:
Baleen whale
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede
USNM Number:
PAL359094
Specimen Count:
1
Site Number:
42246
Record Last Modified:
2 Sep 2015
Skeletal Morphology:
Appendicular element, left humerus
Geological Age:
Cenozoic - Neogene - Pliocene - Hemphillian
Stratigraphy:
Chesapeake Group - Yorktown Fm
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Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede

Place:
Beaufort County, North Carolina, United States
Collection Date:
Sep 1971
Common name:
Baleen whale
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede
USNM Number:
PAL359083
Specimen Count:
1
Site Number:
42246
Record Last Modified:
2 Sep 2015
Skeletal Morphology:
Appendicular element, radius-(1)
Geological Age:
Cenozoic - Neogene - Pliocene - Hemphillian
Stratigraphy:
Chesapeake Group - Yorktown Fm
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Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede

Place:
Beaufort County, North Carolina, United States
Collection Date:
27 Apr 1972
Common name:
Baleen whale
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede
USNM Number:
PAL359087
Specimen Count:
1
Site Number:
42246
Record Last Modified:
2 Sep 2015
Skeletal Morphology:
Appendicular element, radius-(1)
Geological Age:
Cenozoic - Neogene - Pliocene - Hemphillian
Stratigraphy:
Chesapeake Group - Yorktown Fm
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Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede

Collector:
R. Metzger
Place:
Beaufort County, North Carolina, United States
Collection Date:
Dec 1974
Common name:
Baleen whale
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede
USNM Number:
PAL359096
Specimen Count:
1
Site Number:
42246
Record Last Modified:
2 Sep 2015
Skeletal Morphology:
Appendicular element, humerus-(1)
Geological Age:
Cenozoic - Neogene - Pliocene - Hemphillian
Stratigraphy:
Chesapeake Group - Yorktown Fm
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