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Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede, 1804

Collector:
Jennifer Ditmar
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Other
Remarks:
Eye dissected by Keiki Meshida.
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:
7 Jan 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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NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division

Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede, 1804

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

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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Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division

Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede, 1804

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
Record Last Modified:
5 Nov 2015
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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Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede, 1804

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

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
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
26 Jun 2015
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
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NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division

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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
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
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
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NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division

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Balaenoptera acutorostrata

Collector:
Jack H. McLellan
Place:
Beaufort County, North Carolina, United States
Specimen Count:
1
Site Number:
42246
Record Last Modified:
1 Feb 2016
Skeletal Morphology:
Skull element, left tympanic bulla
Geological Age:
Cenozoic - Neogene - Miocene - Upper/Late
Stratigraphy:
Chesapeake Group - Yorktown Fm
Common name:
Baleen whale
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera acutorostrata
USNM Number:
V24770
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Data Source:
NMNH - Paleobiology Dept.

Ein Steindruck [Balaenoptera acutorostrata]

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

Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede

Place:
Curry County, Oregon, United States
Collection Date:
1969
Specimen Count:
1
Site Number:
915172
Record Last Modified:
1 Feb 2016
Skeletal Morphology:
Skull element, mandible
Geological Age:
Cenozoic - Quaternary
Common name:
Baleen whale
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede
USNM Number:
PAL181735
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Data Source:
NMNH - Paleobiology Dept.

Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede

Collector:
R. Stires
Place:
New Jersey, United States
Collection Date:
20 Nov 1967
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
1 Feb 2016
Skeletal Morphology:
Axial element, axis
Geological Age:
Cenozoic - Recent
Common name:
Baleen whale
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede
USNM Number:
PAL359080
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Data Source:
NMNH - Paleobiology Dept.

Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede

Place:
Beaufort County, North Carolina, United States
Collection Date:
27 May 2007
Specimen Count:
1
Site Number:
42246
Record Last Modified:
1 Feb 2016
Skeletal Morphology:
Appendicular element, left humerus
Geological Age:
Cenozoic - Neogene - Pliocene - Hemphillian
Stratigraphy:
Chesapeake Group - Yorktown Fm
Common name:
Baleen whale
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede
USNM Number:
PAL359095
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Data Source:
NMNH - Paleobiology Dept.

Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede

Place:
Beaufort County, North Carolina, United States
Specimen Count:
1
Site Number:
42246
Record Last Modified:
1 Feb 2016
Skeletal Morphology:
Appendicular element, proximal ulna
Geological Age:
Cenozoic - Neogene - Pliocene - Hemphillian
Stratigraphy:
Chesapeake Group - Yorktown Fm
Common name:
Baleen whale
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede
USNM Number:
PAL359081
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Data Source:
NMNH - Paleobiology Dept.

Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede

Place:
Beaufort County, North Carolina, United States
Collection Date:
Sep 1981
Specimen Count:
1
Site Number:
42246
Record Last Modified:
1 Feb 2016
Skeletal Morphology:
Appendicular element, humerus-(1)
Geological Age:
Cenozoic - Neogene - Pliocene - Hemphillian
Stratigraphy:
Chesapeake Group - Yorktown Fm
Common name:
Baleen whale
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede
USNM Number:
PAL359093
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Data Source:
NMNH - Paleobiology Dept.

Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede

Collector:
Peter J. Harmatuk Sr.
Place:
Beaufort County, North Carolina, United States
Collection Date:
3 Sep 1977
Specimen Count:
1
Site Number:
42246
Record Last Modified:
1 Feb 2016
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
Common name:
Baleen whale
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede
USNM Number:
PAL359099
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Data Source:
NMNH - Paleobiology Dept.

Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede

Collector:
Wayne Baker
Place:
Beaufort County, North Carolina, United States
Specimen Count:
1
Site Number:
42246
Record Last Modified:
1 Feb 2016
Skeletal Morphology:
Skull partial,
Geological Age:
Cenozoic - Neogene - Pliocene - Hemphillian
Stratigraphy:
Chesapeake Group - Yorktown Fm
Common name:
Baleen whale
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede
USNM Number:
PAL336388
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Data Source:
NMNH - Paleobiology Dept.

Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede

Place:
Beaufort County, North Carolina, United States
Collection Date:
27 Apr 1972
Specimen Count:
1
Site Number:
42246
Record Last Modified:
1 Feb 2016
Skeletal Morphology:
Appendicular element, phalange-(1)
Geological Age:
Cenozoic - Neogene - Pliocene - Hemphillian
Stratigraphy:
Chesapeake Group - Yorktown Fm
Common name:
Baleen whale
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede
USNM Number:
PAL359085
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Data Source:
NMNH - Paleobiology Dept.

Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede

Place:
Beaufort County, North Carolina, United States
Collection Date:
27 May 2007
Specimen Count:
1
Site Number:
42246
Record Last Modified:
1 Feb 2016
Skeletal Morphology:
Appendicular element, left humerus
Geological Age:
Cenozoic - Neogene - Pliocene - Hemphillian
Stratigraphy:
Chesapeake Group - Yorktown Fm
Common name:
Baleen whale
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede
USNM Number:
PAL359092
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Data Source:
NMNH - Paleobiology Dept.

Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede

Place:
Beaufort County, North Carolina, United States
Collection Date:
27 May 2007
Specimen Count:
1
Site Number:
42246
Record Last Modified:
1 Feb 2016
Skeletal Morphology:
Skull element, lower jaw-(1)
Geological Age:
Cenozoic - Neogene - Pliocene - Hemphillian
Stratigraphy:
Chesapeake Group - Yorktown Fm
Common name:
Baleen whale
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede
USNM Number:
PAL359082
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Data Source:
NMNH - Paleobiology Dept.

Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede

Place:
Beaufort County, North Carolina, United States
Collection Date:
Sep 1971
Specimen Count:
1
Site Number:
42246
Record Last Modified:
1 Feb 2016
Skeletal Morphology:
Appendicular element, phalange-(1)
Geological Age:
Cenozoic - Neogene - Pliocene - Hemphillian
Stratigraphy:
Chesapeake Group - Yorktown Fm
Common name:
Baleen whale
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede
USNM Number:
PAL359086
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Data Source:
NMNH - Paleobiology Dept.

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