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Balaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, Bay of Biscay
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Ardour, Pyrennes Atlantiques, France, Europe, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
1823
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR18323
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Adult; "apres de Bayonne, a l'embouchure de l'Adour"
Gervais 1871:90, pl. 4; Redman, N. (2014). Whales' Bones of France, Southern Europe, Middle East and North Africa. Teddington, England, Redman Publishing. p. 36
Record Last Modified:
27 May 2015
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The blue whale, Balaenoptera musculus

Author:
Mizroch, S. A
Rice, D. W
Breiwick, J. W
Type:
Citations
Date:
1984
Topic:
Blue whale
Morphology--External morphology
External morphology--External illustration
External illustration
External morphology--External photographs
External photographs
Distribution
Abundance
Migration
Feeding - Foraging
Behavior
Reproductions
Mortality
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Mysticetes--Balaenopteridae--Balaenoptera--musculus
Notes:
Filed with Breiwick anmd Braham 1984.
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography
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Blue whale - Balaenoptera musculus

Author:
Yochem, P. K
Leatherwood, S
Type:
Citations
Date:
1985
Topic:
Blue whale
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--Balaenopteridae--Balaenoptera--musculus
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography
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Balaenoptera musculus in the Gulf of Maine

Author:
Wenzel, F
Matilla, D. K
Clapham, P. J
Type:
Citations
Place:
Atlantic
Date:
1988
Topic:
Blue whale
Distribution
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Mysticetes--Balaenopteridae--Balaenoptera--musculus
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography
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Balaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Collector:
John Calambokidis
Andrea Steffen
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Pacific Ocean
Sex:
Male
Place:
San Diego, 10 miles southwest of, San Diego, California, United States, North America, North Pacific Ocean
Collection Date:
15 Jul 2008
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR18661
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
2 Sep 2008
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Balaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Indian Ocean, Arabian Sea
Sex:
Female
Place:
Alibaug, Maharashtra, India, Asia, Indian Ocean
Collection Date:
24 Jun 2015
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR19232
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Indian Express - weg page - 25 VI 2015
Record Last Modified:
26 Jun 2015
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Balaenoptera cf. musculus (Linnaeus)

Collector:
Johnson
Westgate
Place:
York County, Virginia, United States
Collection Date:
14 Feb 1974
Common name:
Baleen whale
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus)
USNM Number:
PAL360630
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
29 Jun 2015
Skeletal Morphology:
Skull element, right periotic
Geological Age:
Cenozoic - Tertiary
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Balaenoptera cf. musculus Linnaeus

Collector:
Jose Honorez
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Atlantic Ocean
Place:
Atlantic Ocean
Common name:
Baleen whale
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera musculus Linnaeus
USNM Number:
PAL214427
Specimen Count:
1
Site Number:
STATION GS-7309-063
Record Last Modified:
29 Jun 2015
Skeletal Morphology:
Skull elements, tympanic bulla
Geological Age:
Cenozoic - Quaternary
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Balaenoptera cf. musculus (Linnaeus)

Place:
Beaufort County, North Carolina, United States
Common name:
Baleen whale
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus)
USNM Number:
PAL360629
Specimen Count:
1
Site Number:
42246
Record Last Modified:
29 Jun 2015
Skeletal Morphology:
Skull element, left periotic
Geological Age:
Cenozoic - Neogene - Pliocene - Hemphillian
Stratigraphy:
Chesapeake Group - Yorktown Fm
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Balaenoptera cf. musculus (Linnaeus)

Place:
Beaufort County, North Carolina, United States
Common name:
Baleen whale
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus)
USNM Number:
PAL321972
Specimen Count:
1
Site Number:
42246
Record Last Modified:
29 Jun 2015
Skeletal Morphology:
Skull element, anterior right lower jaw
Geological Age:
Cenozoic - Neogene - Pliocene - Hemphillian
Stratigraphy:
Chesapeake Group - Yorktown Fm
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Ultrasonic Sounds Recorded in the Presence of a Blue Whale Balaenoptera musculus

Author:
Beamish, P
Mitchell, E
Type:
Citations
Date:
1971
Topic:
Blue whale
Acoustics
Behavior
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Mysticetes--Balaenopteridae--Balaenoptera--musculus
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography
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Diurnal changes in respiratory rate of a blue whale Balaenoptera musculus; and "sleep" in Mysticeti

Author:
Mitchell, E. D
Type:
Citations
Date:
1985
Topic:
Blue whale
Behavior
Physiology
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Mysticetes--Balaenopteridae--Balaenoptera--musculus
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography
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Balaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, North Sea
Preparation:
Skull
Skeleton
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Netherlands, Europe, North Atlantic Ocean
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR13951
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
20 Jul 2011
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NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division
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Balaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Denmark, Europe, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
1836
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR13949
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
19 Jul 2011
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Balaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Collector:
G. M. Allen
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, Placentia Bay
Bay/Sound:
Placentia Bay
Preparation:
Photograph
Remarks:
View of live animal at sea
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Placentia Bay, Newfoundland, Canada, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
Sep 1903
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR2018
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
24 May 2007
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Balaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Collector:
J. Freeman
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Photograph
Remarks:
View of carcass
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Nantucket Island?, Nantucket, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR2022
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
23 Mar 2010
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Balaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean ?, Gulf Of Mexico ?
Preparation:
Photograph
Remarks:
Views of mandibles
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Locality Unknown, Locality Unknown, United States ?, North America ?, North Atlantic Ocean ?
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR2016
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
24 May 2007
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Balaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Collector:
A. S. Oliger
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Pacific Ocean, Bering Sea
Preparation:
Photograph
Remarks:
View of carcass
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Akutan, Aleutian Islands, Alaska, United States, North America, North Pacific Ocean
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR2017
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
24 May 2007
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Balaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Collector:
A. L. Luna
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, Gulf Of Mexico
Preparation:
Photograph
Remarks:
Views of vertebrae
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Tampico, Veracruz, Mexico, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR2015
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
24 May 2007
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Balaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Collector:
Frederick W. True
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Photograph
Remarks:
View of carcass
Sex:
Male
Place:
Hermitage Bay, Newfoundland, Canada, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
22 Jun 1901
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR2005
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
24 May 2007
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