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Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Collector:
R. G. Dagit
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Partial Skull
Baleen
Remarks:
Ear bone (bullae, mallei, incudes)
Sex:
Male
Place:
Buxton, 0.75 Mi. E. Of Ramp 34, Dare, North Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
26 Jan 1982
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
27 Jan 2016
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Accession Number:
347286
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : RGD 006
Other Number : SEAN7015
USNM Number:
550116
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NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division

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Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Collector:
J. G. Mead
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Partial Skull
Baleen
Remarks:
earbone and mandibles
Sex:
Male
Place:
Avon, 0.2 Mi. N. Of Avon Pier, Dare, North Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
23 Jan 1982
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
27 Jan 2016
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Accession Number:
347286
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : JGM 426
Other Number : SEAN7014
USNM Number:
550115
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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
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Found adrift. osteomyelitis left antorbital process. skull and jaws, bullae, baleen. earplugs read by V. M. Kozicki, F.R.B.C. - 5 growth layers. Edward D. Mitchell, Steve KCatona, Barry Peers and Randy Reeves particated in the necropsy.
Record Last Modified:
3 Nov 2015
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
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Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Collector:
J. Carey
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Skull
Partial Skeleton
Photograph
Prep Count:
10
Remarks:
Views of skull and post-cranial bones
Sex:
Female
Stage:
Young
Type Status:
Type
Type Citation:
Cope, E. D. 20 Jul 1869 ["1869 Jul 20"]. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia. 21: 17.
Place:
Sinepuxent Bay, coast near, Worcester, Maryland, United States, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
1868
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
22 Jul 2015
Taxonomy:
Animalia Animalia Animalia Chordata Chordata Chordata Mammalia Mammalia Mammalia Cetacea Cetacea Cetacea Balaenopteridae Balaenopteridae Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Balaenoptera physalus tectirostris
Sibbaldius tectirostris Cope, 1869
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
Other Number : AN005006
Other Number : STR00155
SI Negative Number : 12353.BMP
SI Negative Number : 12298.BMP
SI Negative Number : 12354.BMP
SI Negative Number : 12296
SI Negative Number : 12292
SI Negative Number : 12293
SI Negative Number : 12355
SI Negative Number : 12356
SI Negative Number : 12359
SI Negative Number : 12361
SI Negative Number : 12236
USNM Number:
301635
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Balaenoptera physalus

Collector:
G. R. Case
Place:
Beaufort County, North Carolina, United States
Specimen Count:
1
Site Number:
42246
Record Last Modified:
21 Apr 2016
Skeletal Morphology:
Skull elements, right periotic, right stapes
Geological Age:
Cenozoic - Neogene - Pliocene - Hemphillian
Stratigraphy:
Chesapeake Group - Yorktown Fm
Common name:
Baleen whale
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera physalus
USNM Number:
PAL314748
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Paleobiology
Data Source:
NMNH - Paleobiology Dept.

Fin whale - Balaenoptera physalus

Author:
Gambell, R
Type:
Citations
Date:
1985
Topic:
Fin whale
Finback
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--physalus
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography

The fin whale, Balaenoptera physalus

Author:
Mizroch, S. A
Rice, D. W
Breiwick, J. M
Type:
Citations
Date:
1984
Notes:
Filed with Breiwick and Braham 1984.
Topic:
Fin whale
Finback
Morphology--External morphology
External morphology--External illustration
External illustration
External morphology--External photographs
External photographs
Distribution
Migration
Geographical variation
Feeding - Foraging
Behavior
Reproductions
Mortality
Whaling
Abundance
Museum management
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Mysticetes--Balaenopteridae--Balaenoptera--physalus
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography

Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Collector:
Antonio Di Natale
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, Mediterranean Sea, Tyrrhenian Sea
Bay/Sound:
Tyrrhenian Sea
Sex:
Male
Place:
Zappulla, 8 km from Capo D'Orlando, Sicily, Italy, Europe, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
25 Jan 1976
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Di Natale, A. and G. Giuffré (1976). "Su un esemplare di Balaenoptera physalus L. (Cetacea, Mysticeti) arenato lungo il litorale tirrenico della Sicilia. ." Memorie di Biologia Marina e Oceanografia 6(2): 37-43.
Record Last Modified:
13 Apr 2016
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR19531
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Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division

Balaenoptera physalus ? (Linnaeus, 1758)

Collector:
Ibrahim Benamer
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, Mediterranean Sea, Gulf of Sirte
Bay/Sound:
Gulf of Sirte
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Gulf of Sirte, Libya, Africa, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
18 Feb 2009
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
17 Apr 2009
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR15272
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Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division

Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Collector:
Dr. Erich M. Fitzgerald
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Indian
Preparation:
Skeleton
Length:
1505cm
Sex:
Female
Place:
Warrnambool, Levy's Beach, Victoria, Australia, Australia, Indian
Collection Date:
15 Sep 2014
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
16 m long, photos.
Fitzgerald e-mail 15 IX 2014
Record Last Modified:
1 Oct 2014
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No number
USNM Number:
STR19035
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Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division

Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Baleen
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Greenland, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Several plates of baleen together, from Mr. Müller's collection.
Gray, J. E. (1866). Catalogue of seals and whales in the British Museum. London, British Museum.p. 145
Record Last Modified:
5 Mar 2014
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No number
USNM Number:
STR18764
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Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division

Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Collector:
Guy Oliver
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Sex:
Male
Place:
La Palme, Aude, Languedoc-Roussillon, France, Europe, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
15 Jan 1985
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
24 May 2007
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR6813
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Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division

Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Collector:
J. G. Mead
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Sex:
Male
Place:
Newark Bay, At Njc Railroad Bridge, *, New Jersey, United States, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
13 Apr 1975
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
3 Nov 2015
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
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Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division

Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Collector:
J. G. Mead
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Sex:
Male
Place:
Newark Bay, At Njc Railroad Bridge, *, New Jersey, United States, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
13 Apr 1975
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
3 Nov 2015
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
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Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division

Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Collector:
J. G. Mead
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Sex:
Male
Place:
Newark Bay, At Njc Railroad Bridge, *, New Jersey, United States, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
13 Apr 1975
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
3 Nov 2015
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
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Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division

Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Collector:
J. G. Mead
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Sex:
Male
Place:
Newark Bay, At Njc Railroad Bridge, *, New Jersey, United States, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
13 Apr 1975
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
3 Nov 2015
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
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Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division

Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, Ligurian Sea
Preparation:
Mounted Skeleton
Sex:
Female
Place:
Monterosso, Eastern Liguria, Liguria, Italy, Europe, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
1 Oct 1878
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Redman, N. (2014). Whales' Bones of France, Southern Europe, Middle East and North Africa. Teddington, England, Redman Publishing., p. 116
Record Last Modified:
20 Nov 2015
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
Other Number : MS033921
USNM Number:
MSNG41819
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Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division

Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, Mediterranean Sea
Sex:
Male
Place:
Genoa, Liguria, Italy, Europe, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
2 Jan 1977
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Redman, N. (2014). Whales' Bones of France, Southern Europe, Middle East and North Africa. Teddington, England, Redman Publishing. p. 116
Record Last Modified:
20 Nov 2015
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR9392
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Vertebrate Zoology
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division

Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, Mediterranean Sea
Preparation:
Skull
Skeleton
Sex:
Female
Place:
Alghero, Sardegna, Italy, Europe, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
1855
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Redman, N. (2014). Whales' Bones of France, Southern Europe, Middle East and North Africa. Teddington, England, Redman Publishing. p. 119-120.
Record Last Modified:
25 Nov 2015
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR12152
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Vertebrate Zoology
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division

Balaenoptera physalus ? (Linnaeus, 1758)

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, Mediterranean Sea
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Ashkelon, Near The Town Of Ashkelon., Israel, Asia, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
18 Feb 1956
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Bones collected by biological/instructional institute, Tel Aviv. ;
Record Last Modified:
29 Jan 2016
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR5205
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Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division

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