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Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Collector:
G. V. Morejohn
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Pacific Ocean
Preparation:
Skull
Partial Skull
Remarks:
Ear bone (left bulla and periotic)
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
San Francisco, Off San Francisco, Processed At Richmond Whaling Station., California, United States, North America, North Pacific Ocean
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
572539
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
20 Aug 2014
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Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Collector:
F. A. Lucas
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Skull
Partial Skull
Remarks:
Ear bone (bullae, left periotic, incus)
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Balena Station, Newfoundland, Canada, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
1903
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
237566
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
20 Aug 2014
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Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Collector:
J. G. Mead
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Skull
Partial Skull
Remarks:
Ear bone (bullae, periotics)
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Locality Unknown, Locality Unknown, United States, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : JGM 466
USNM Number:
571562
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
20 Aug 2014
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Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Collector:
A. Van De Venter
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Pacific Ocean
Preparation:
Skull
Partial Skull
Remarks:
Ear bone (bullae, periotics)
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
?, Alaska, United States, North America, North Pacific Ocean
Collection Date:
26 Aug 1938
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
268725
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
20 Aug 2014
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Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Photograph
Prep Count:
8
Remarks:
Views of carcass
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Provincetown, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
1891
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
A49776
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
25 Aug 2014
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Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Locality Unknown
Preparation:
Photograph
Prep Count:
3
Remarks:
Views of skull
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Locality Unknown, Locality Unknown, Locality Unknown, Locality Unknown, Locality Unknown
Collection Date:
1898
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
84571
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
25 Aug 2014
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Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, Gulf Of Mexico
Preparation:
Photograph
Prep Count:
2
Remarks:
Views of mounted skeleton
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Tampa, Pinellas, Florida, United States, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Accession Number:
070398
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
239449
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
25 Aug 2014
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Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Collector:
A. Van De Venter
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Pacific Ocean, Bering Sea
Preparation:
Photograph
Prep Count:
1
Remarks:
Views 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 physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR2047
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
24 May 2007
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Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Photograph
Prep Count:
5
Remarks:
Views 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 physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR2023
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
24 May 2007
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Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Collector:
I. L. Rossenthal
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Photograph
Prep Count:
1
Remarks:
View of carcass
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Provincetown, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
1893
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
SI Negative Number : 79-5947
USNM Number:
STR2021
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
24 May 2007
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Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Pacific Ocean
Preparation:
Photograph
Prep Count:
1
Remarks:
View of carcass
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Victoria, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada, North America, North Pacific Ocean
Collection Date:
1921
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR2024
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
24 May 2007
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Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Collector:
Joshua S. Nickerson
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Photograph
Prep Count:
1
Remarks:
View of carcass
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Provincetown, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR2044
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
24 May 2007
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Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Collector:
T. Dwight
Hyatt
Sanborn
J. A. Allen
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Skull
Skeleton
Sex:
Female
Place:
Gloucester, Ten Miles Off Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
15 Oct 1870
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR158
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Dwight, T. (1872). "Description of the Balaenoptera musculus in the possession of the Society." Boston Society of Natural History, Memoirs 2(5): 203-230, pls. 6-7.
Record Last Modified:
11 Feb 2014
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Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Collector:
Barry A. Peers
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, Delaware Bay
Bay/Sound:
Delaware Bay
Preparation:
Photograph
Prep Count:
18
Remarks:
Views of carcass
Sex:
Male
Place:
North Cape May, Cape May, New Jersey, United States, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
14 Nov 1974
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Accession Number:
310180
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : BAP 007
USNM Number:
504130
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
22 Sep 2014
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Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Collector:
J. G. Mead
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Skull
Baleen
Partial Skull
Photograph
Anatomical
Other
Prep Count:
7
Remarks:
Ear bone (bullae)
Views of carcass
Nervous (Ear ossicles, ear plug, glove finger)
Parasite (Nematodes from renal vascula)
Sex:
Male
Place:
Newark Bay, At Njc Railroad Bridge, *, New Jersey, United States, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
13 Apr 1975
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Accession Number:
310180
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : JGM 139
SI Negative Number : JM 423
SI Negative Number : JM 452
SI Negative Number : JM 453
USNM Number:
504243
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
22 Sep 2014
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Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Collector:
T. J. Mcintyre
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Skull
Sex:
Male
Place:
Nags Head, Dare, North Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
5 Mar 1971
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Accession Number:
341488
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
504945
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
20 Aug 2014
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Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Collector:
Robert L. Brownell
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Skull
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Nags Head, About 7 Mi North Of Oregon Inlet, Dare, North Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
1 Mar 1972
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : RLB 734
USNM Number:
483161
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
20 Aug 2014
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Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Collector:
(American Pacific Whaling Co.)
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Pacific Ocean, Bering Sea
Preparation:
Skin
Skull
Partial Skeleton
Partial Skull
Remarks:
Ear bone (bullae, periotics, stapedes)
Sex:
Male
Place:
Akutan, Off Akutan, One Half Mile South Of Rootok Island, Aleutian Islands, Alaska, United States, North America, North Pacific Ocean
Collection Date:
25 Jun 1939
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Accession Number:
154248
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : 030
USNM Number:
269151
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
20 Aug 2014
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Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Collector:
A. Van De Venter
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Pacific Ocean, Bering Sea
Preparation:
Skull
Partial Skull
Remarks:
Ear bone (bullae, periotics)
Sex:
Male
Stage:
Fetus
Place:
Akutan, 7 Miles West Of Wislow Bay, Aleutian Islands, Alaska, United States, North America, North Pacific Ocean
Collection Date:
10 Sep 1939
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Accession Number:
154248
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : 138
USNM Number:
269156
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
20 Aug 2014
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Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Collector:
R. M. Gilmore
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Pacific Ocean
Preparation:
Skull
Partial Skull
Remarks:
Ear bone (bullae, periotics, malleus, stapes)
Sex:
Male
Stage:
Fetus
Place:
Crescent City, 25 Miles Northwest Of Crescent City, Del Norte, California, United States, North America, North Pacific Ocean
Collection Date:
23 Jul 1947
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Accession Number:
179736
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : RMG 4516
Whale Field Number 2 : 32897X
USNM Number:
275760
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
20 Aug 2014
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