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Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede, 1804

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Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Skull
Skeleton
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Greenland, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
7 Jul 2011
Taxonomy:
Animalia Animalia Chordata Chordata Mammalia Mammalia Cetacea Cetacea Balaenopteridae Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede, 1804
Balaenoptera acutorostrata acutorostrata
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR15396
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Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede, 1804

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Collector:
J. G. Mead
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, Trinity Bay
Bay/Sound:
Trinity Bay
Preparation:
Photograph
Remarks:
Views of carcass
Sex:
Female
Place:
Trinity Bay, Newfoundland, Canada, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
18 Jun 1971
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
7 Dec 2007
Taxonomy:
Animalia Animalia Chordata Chordata Mammalia Mammalia Cetacea Cetacea Balaenopteridae Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede, 1804
Balaenoptera acutorostrata acutorostrata
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : D 065-71
SI Negative Number : JM 002
USNM Number:
STR1991
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Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede, 1804

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Collector:
F. J. Swartz
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, Chesapeake Bay
Bay/Sound:
Chesapeake Bay
Preparation:
Skull
Remarks:
Cranium, Mandible, Ear bone (bullae, periotics)
Sex:
Female
Place:
Dares Beach, Calvert, Maryland, United States, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
12 Jul 1959
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
20 Aug 2014
Taxonomy:
Animalia Animalia Chordata Chordata Mammalia Mammalia Cetacea Cetacea Balaenopteridae Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede, 1804
Balaenoptera acutorostrata acutorostrata
Accession Number:
230351
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
Other Number : STR00331
USNM Number:
314864
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Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede, 1804

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Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Skeleton
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
coast of Norway, Norway, Europe, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
1840
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Skeleton sent in 1845 from the museum in Bergen.
Gervais 1871: 91, 143, pl 4, fig 6.
Record Last Modified:
23 Oct 2012
Taxonomy:
Animalia Animalia Chordata Chordata Mammalia Mammalia Cetacea Cetacea Balaenopteridae Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede, 1804
Balaenoptera acutorostrata acutorostrata
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No number
USNM Number:
STR18324
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Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede, 1804

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Collector:
Jennifer Ditmar
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Anatomical
Remarks:
Eye and surrounding tissue dissected.
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Berlin, Turville Creek, Worcester County, Maryland, United States, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
23 Feb 2012
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Euthanized 00:30 24 Feb 2012 by veterinarians from National Aquarium in Baltimore. Frozen intact 1800 hrs 24 Feb at OPL.
Eye dissected by Keiki Meshida.
Record Last Modified:
10 Jun 2016
Taxonomy:
Animalia Animalia Chordata Chordata Mammalia Mammalia Cetacea Cetacea Balaenopteridae Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede, 1804
Balaenoptera acutorostrata acutorostrata
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : NAIB1204Ba
USNM Number:
593554
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Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede, 1804

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Collector:
William A. Mclellan
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Skull
Remarks:
Cranium, Mandible, Ear bone (bullae, periotics)
Sex:
Male
Place:
Oregon Inlet, Dare, North Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
22 May 1987
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
27 Jan 2016
Taxonomy:
Animalia Animalia Chordata Chordata Mammalia Mammalia Cetacea Cetacea Balaenopteridae Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede, 1804
Balaenoptera acutorostrata acutorostrata
Accession Number:
368923
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : WAM 143
Other Number : MME02459
Other Number : SE2791
USNM Number:
571015
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Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede, 1804

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Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Locality Unknown, Locality unknown
Preparation:
Skeleton
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Locality Unknown, Locality Unknown, Locality Unknown, Locality Unknown
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Van Beneden & Gervais 1880: Pl. 12&13, fig. 1
Complete skeleton, without sternum and pelvis.
Record Last Modified:
20 Sep 2011
Taxonomy:
Animalia Animalia Chordata Chordata Mammalia Mammalia Cetacea Cetacea Balaenopteridae Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede, 1804
Balaenoptera acutorostrata acutorostrata
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No number
USNM Number:
STR15382
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Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede, 1804

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Collector:
S. L. Ellis
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Skull
Skeleton
Partial Skull
Remarks:
Ear bone (bullae, incus)
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Provincetown, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
Feb 1905
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
20 Aug 2014
Taxonomy:
Animalia Animalia Chordata Chordata Mammalia Mammalia Cetacea Cetacea Balaenopteridae Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede, 1804
Balaenoptera acutorostrata acutorostrata
Accession Number:
045524
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
Other Number : STR00321
SI Negative Number : TRACING
SI Negative Number : TRACING
USNM Number:
A49775
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Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede, 1804

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Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Photograph
Remarks:
Views of carcass
Sex:
Female
Place:
Quoddy Head, Near Quoddy Head Life Saving Station, Maine, United States, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
6 Sep 1889
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
7 Dec 2007
Taxonomy:
Animalia Animalia Chordata Chordata Mammalia Mammalia Cetacea Cetacea Balaenopteridae Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede, 1804
Balaenoptera acutorostrata acutorostrata
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR316
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Balaenoptera acutorostrata ? Lacepede, 1804

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Collector:
Barry A. Peers
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Skull
Sex:
Female
Place:
Truro, Corn Hill Beach, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
3 Oct 1974
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Ewan Fordyce and James Mead exanined this skull on 17 October, 2016 and found several things in the dorsal aspect of the skull thst were not charactistic of minke whales.
Record Last Modified:
18 Oct 2016
Taxonomy:
Animalia Animalia Chordata Chordata Mammalia Mammalia Cetacea Cetacea Balaenopteridae Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede, 1804
Balaenoptera acutorostrata acutorostrata
Accession Number:
310180
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : BAP 006
USNM Number:
504127
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Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede, 1804

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Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Skull
Skeleton
Cast
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Locality Unknown, Norway, Europe, North Atlantic Ocean
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
20 Aug 2014
Taxonomy:
Animalia Animalia Chordata Chordata Mammalia Mammalia Cetacea Cetacea Balaenopteridae Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede, 1804
Balaenoptera acutorostrata acutorostrata
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
SI Negative Number : -
SI Negative Number : 14063.BMP
SI Negative Number : 14062.BMP
SI Negative Number : 14698
SI Negative Number : 14709.5
SI Negative Number : 14059
SI Negative Number : -
SI Negative Number : -
SI Negative Number : -
SI Negative Number : -
SI Negative Number : -
SI Negative Number : -
SI Negative Number : -
SI Negative Number : -
SI Negative Number : -
SI Negative Number : -
SI Negative Number : -
SI Negative Number : -
SI Negative Number : -
USNM Number:
A13877
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Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede, 1804

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Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Partial Skull
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Lisbon, 150 km north of, Portugal, Europe, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
2013
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
• Overall width of the specimen = 49cm • Maximum width measured at the posterior (lower) end of the occipital bone = 37cm • Condyles = 8cm long x 5cm wide • Foramen magnum = 7cm wide x 6,5cm long on the anteroposterior axis
Cranium haul up by a fishing vessel a few weeks ago (written on 19 III 2013.
Sequeira e-mail 19 III 2013
Record Last Modified:
24 Apr 2013
Taxonomy:
Animalia Animalia Chordata Chordata Mammalia Mammalia Cetacea Cetacea Balaenopteridae Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede, 1804
Balaenoptera acutorostrata acutorostrata
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No number
USNM Number:
STR18611
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Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede, 1804

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Collector:
William A. Mclellan
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Skull
Baleen
Remarks:
Cranium counter 12, Mandible counter 5B; 2006 CSS Inventory
Sex:
Female
Place:
Pea Island, 4.6 Km (2.6 Mi) S Of Refuge Headquarters., Dare, North Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
24 May 1988
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
Record Last Modified:
2 Nov 2016
Taxonomy:
Animalia Animalia Chordata Chordata Mammalia Mammalia Cetacea Cetacea Balaenopteridae Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede, 1804
Balaenoptera acutorostrata acutorostrata
Accession Number:
379697
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : WAM 327
Whale Field Number 2 : 23-5-88-HNS-W
Other Number : MME03546
Other Number : MME03524
Other Number : SE3762
USNM Number:
571236
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Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede, 1804

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Collector:
W. Bloomer
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Skull
Partial Skeleton
Partial Skull
Photograph
Remarks:
Skull or Partial Skull located on counter top 12 according to css notes.
Flippers, Scapula
Ear bone (bullae, left periotic, malleus)
Views of skull and skeleton
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Monomoy Point Lighthouse, Off Monomoy Point Lighthouse, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
7 Nov 1883
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
True, F. W. (1904). "The whalebone whales of the western North Atlantic - compared with those occuring in European waters - with some observations of the species of the North Pacific." Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge 33: i-xii + i-viii + 332 pp.; 350 pls.
Record Last Modified:
28 Oct 2016
Taxonomy:
Animalia Animalia Chordata Chordata Mammalia Mammalia Cetacea Cetacea Balaenopteridae Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede, 1804
Balaenoptera acutorostrata acutorostrata
Accession Number:
013344
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
SI Negative Number : 12278.BMP
SI Negative Number : 13276.BMP
SI Negative Number : 13277.BMP
SI Negative Number : 36482
SI Negative Number : 14812
SI Negative Number : 36481-B
SI Negative Number : 14811
SI Negative Number : 36482-A
SI Negative Number : -
SI Negative Number : -
SI Negative Number : -
SI Negative Number : -
SI Negative Number : -
SI Negative Number : -
SI Negative Number : -
SI Negative Number : -
SI Negative Number : -
SI Negative Number : -
SI Negative Number : -
USNM Number:
A20931
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Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede, 1804

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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
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
14 Aug 2015
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
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Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede, 1804

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Collector:
J. G. Mead
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic
Preparation:
Skull
Sex:
Female
Place:
Tickle Harbor Point, Newfoundland, Canada, North America, North Atlantic
Collection Date:
8 May 1972
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
485829
Record Last Modified:
2 Nov 2016
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede, 1804
Accession Number:
305303
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : D 007-72
Other Number : STR15632
USNM Number:
485829
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Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede, 1804

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Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Sex:
Female
Stage:
Calf
Place:
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
29 Jul 2014
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Calf; seen live with tongue swollen and hanging out of the mouth. It appears to be gas in the cavum ventrale. Subsequently died and taken to the Agricultural College in Truro for necropsy.
Allen e-mail 26 VIII 2014
Record Last Modified:
26 Sep 2014
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede, 1804
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No number
USNM Number:
STR19031
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Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede, 1804

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Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Fluid
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
United States, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Posterior region of skull fixed in 10% formalin; Darlene Ketten specimen brought from Woods Hole by Maya Yamato; in alcohol prep room at NMNH, 2 X 2015; Mead examined the notes field in EMu records of minke whales on the North Atlantic coasts of the United States from 1990-2015 and did not find anything that linked specimens to Ketten or Maya.
Record Last Modified:
2 Oct 2015
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede, 1804
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No number
USNM Number:
STR18718
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Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede, 1804

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Collector:
Robert C. Schoelkopf
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Photograph
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Newark container terminal, New Jersey, United States, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
Jun 2012
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Photographs of a large contaimer ship with a fresh;ly dead minke whale on the bow.
Mendy Garron e-,mail 23 VI 2012
Record Last Modified:
29 Jun 2012
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede, 1804
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No number
USNM Number:
MME18689
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Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede, 1804

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Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Skull
Remarks:
2006 CSS Inventory: Skull on counter 12
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Locality Unknown, Locality Unknown, Locality Unknown, Locality Unknown, North Atlantic Ocean
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
Record Last Modified:
28 Oct 2016
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede, 1804
Accession Number:
397819
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : JGM 465
USNM Number:
571487
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