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Antarctic Minke Whale
Antarctic minke whale
Antarctic Minke Whale in Ross Sea
Antarctic minke whale size-2
Size compared to an average human
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Clade: Cetancodontamorpha
Suborder: Whippomorpha
Infraorder: Cetacea
Family: Balaenopteridae
Genus: Balaenoptera
Species: B. bonaerensis
Binomial name
Balaenoptera bonaerensis
Burmeister, 1867
Antarctic minke whale range
Range of B. bonaerensis

Other names

Also known as the Southern Minke Whale.

Description

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References

  1. ^ Reilly, S.B., Bannister, J.L., Best, P.B., Brown, M., Brownell Jr., R.L., Butterworth, D.S., Clapham, P.J., Cooke, J., Donovan, G.P., Urbán, J. & Zerbini, A.N. (2008). Balaenoptera bonaerensis. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 7 October 2008.

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