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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:
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:
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:
13 Mar 2015
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Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Collector:
A. Van De Venter
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Pacific Ocean
Preparation:
Skull
Partial Skull
Length:
290cm Estimated
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:
13 Mar 2015
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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:
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:
R. M. Gilmore
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Pacific Ocean
Preparation:
Skull
Partial Skull
Remarks:
Ear bone (bullae, periotics)
Sex:
Female
Place:
Eureka, 50-60 Miles West-North-West, Del Norte, California, United States, North America, North Pacific Ocean
Collection Date:
30 Aug 1947
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : RMG 4524
USNM Number:
275765
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
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:
Barry Nelms
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Sex:
Female
Place:
Corolla, Approx 3 Km N Of Lighthouse., Currituck, North Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
13 Jan 1984
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Accession Number:
364885
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
Other Number : MME00530
USNM Number:
550467
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
25 Aug 2014
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Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Collector:
J. G. Mead
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Photograph
Prep Count:
27
Remarks:
Views of live animals at sea
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Ocean City, Off Ocean City, Worcester, Maryland, United States, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
27 Apr 1974
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
SI Negative Number : JM 351
SI Negative Number : JM 346
SI Negative Number : JM 349
SI Negative Number : JM 352
USNM Number:
STR2085
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, Notre Dame Bay
Bay/Sound:
Notre Dame Bay
Preparation:
Photograph
Prep Count:
5
Remarks:
Views of carcass
Sex:
Female
Place:
Snooks Arm, Newfoundland, Canada, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
10 Aug 1899
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
SI Negative Number : 11544
SI Negative Number : 11593
SI Negative Number : 11560
SI Negative Number : 11542
SI Negative Number : 11538
SI Negative Number : 24034
SI Negative Number : 80-A
USNM Number:
STR2028
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
24 May 2007
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Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Collector:
F. W. Slipp
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Pacific Ocean, Puget Sound
Bay/Sound:
Puget Sound
Preparation:
Photograph
Prep Count:
1
Remarks:
View of carcass
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Shelton, Mason, Washington, United States, North America, North Pacific Ocean
Collection Date:
22 Aug 1930
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
SI Negative Number : 75:11946
USNM Number:
STR2050
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
24 May 2007
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