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fin whale (Balaenoptera physalus L.)

Patricia Ann Skaptason

fin whale (Balaenoptera physalus L.)

a bibliography

by Patricia Ann Skaptason

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Published by National Technical Information Service in Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Finback whale -- Bibliography.

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    Statementcompiled by Patricia Ann Skaptason
    GenreBibliography.
    SeriesBibliography series -- no. 26, Bibliography series (United States. Dept. of the Interior. Library) -- no. 26.
    ContributionsUnited States. National Technical Information Service., United States. Dept. of the Interior. Library.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 210 p. ;
    Number of Pages210
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20050250M

    Fin whales are the among the fastest of all rorqual whales, reaching speeds of 37 kilometres per hour, and are known as the'greyhounds of the sea'. This whale is light grey to brown-black in colour on the upper surface and white on the underside, flippers and fluke. The patterns on the jaw are asymmetrical, and the lower jaw is grey or black on the left and cream on the right, and there are. fin whales in cabo san lucas Fin Whales are uncommon to encounter on Cabo San Lucas Whale watching tours, even though it is believed there is a year round population here in the Sea of Cortez. As research into this local population grows, the predictability of encountering the Fin Whale around Cabo San Lucas should increase.

    The Sperm Whale; II. the Right Whale; III. the Fin-Back Whale; IV. the Hump-backed Whale; V. the Razor Back Whale; VI. the Sulphur Bottom Whale. BOOK I. (Folio), Chapter I. (Sperm Whale).—This whale, among the English of old vaguely known as the Trumpa whale, and the Physeter whale, and the Anvil Headed whale, is the present Cachalot of the.   Beluga Fin, the little white whale, swims out into the wide ocean and finds himself in the middle of an oil spill. A children's book by Gabrielle Hilg-Hild, published by ghDesign publishing/Germany. Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises, edited by whale biologist Berta, explains the diet, conservation status, and a host of other details for each of the 89 species of cetacea. This guide is a fantastic resource for biologists and aquatic-mammal watchers alike.

    COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. Fin whales are also called common rorqual, herring whale, and razorback, among other names. They are fast swimmers, zipping along at an average of 17 miles per hour. The fin whale is a slender balaenopterid, its maximum girth being between 40% and 50% of the total length. The rostrum is narrow, with a single, well-developed longitudinal ridge. The fin whale is a cosmopolitan cetacean. It is found in most large water masses of .


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Fin whale (Balaenoptera physalus L.) by Patricia Ann Skaptason Download PDF EPUB FB2

SyntaxTextGen not activatedGet this from a library! Fin whales. pdf Petrie] -- Presents an introduction to fin whales and describes what they look like, where they live, their behaviors, and other interesting facts about them.

The fin whale, like other baleen whales, strains its food from the water through baleen plates. Next to the blue whale, the fin whale is the second largest mammal in the world.The tall dorsal fin of the male orca, the ebook black and white pectoral fins of a humpback whale, the long tusk of the male narwal, and highly distinctive features of some other species can often be usefull for a quick identification.