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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:
14 May 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:
14 May 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:
14 May 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:
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:
25 Apr 2013
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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:
27 Sep 2005
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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:
27 Sep 2005
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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 Apr 2013
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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:
Captain Jackson Barry
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
South Pacific Ocean, Tasman Sea, Cook Straits
Bay/Sound:
Cook Straits
Preparation:
Mounted Skeleton
Skeleton
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Nelson, entrance to Waimea River, Nelson, South Island, New Zealand, Australia, South Pacific Ocean
Collection Date:
1882
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No number
USNM Number:
STR18732
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Skeleton on exhibit in the Otago Museum, Dunedin, NZ (XII 2013). Skeleton is mpounted with both sides of baleen, the right anterior is white. Captain Jackson Barry exhibited it around New Zealand until it was purchased by the Otagpo Museum.
J. G. Mmead's field notes, 14 XII 2013.
Record Last Modified:
22 Jan 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:
14 May 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:
14 May 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:
14 May 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, mallei, stapedes, incudes)
Sex:
Female
Stage:
Fetus
Place:
Akutan, 32 Miles South Of Rootok Island, Aleutian Islands, Alaska, United States, North America, North Pacific Ocean
Collection Date:
19 Jul 1939
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Accession Number:
154248
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : 048
USNM Number:
269152
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
14 May 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, stapedes)
Sex:
Female
Stage:
Fetus
Place:
Akutan, 6 Miles North-Northwest Of Cape Cheerful, Aleutian Islands, Alaska, United States, North America, North Pacific Ocean
Collection Date:
8 Sep 1939
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Accession Number:
154248
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : 133
USNM Number:
269155
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
14 May 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, 24 Miles Northwest Of North Head, Aleutian Islands, Alaska, United States, North America, North Pacific Ocean
Collection Date:
6 Aug 1939
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
Published Name:
Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Accession Number:
152243
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : 062
USNM Number:
269153
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
14 May 2014
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