Balaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Specimen Count
1
Photoggraph of a blue whale in Sri Lankan waters taken by Franco Banfi and and as a logo in Steven King's e-mail. The whale has at least 7 Remoras attached.
Record Last Modified
27 Aug 2019
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Mammals
Vertebrate Zoology
Other Numbers
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number
STR19677
Collector
Franco Banfi
Steven King
Ocean/Sea/Gulf
Indian Ocean
Published Name
Balaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Place
Sri Lanka, Asia, Indian Ocean
Sex
Unknown
Taxonomy
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Balaenopteridae
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division