Media in category "Balaenoptera musculus" The following 76 files are in this category, out of 76 total. Taxon data and maps: Balaenoptera musculus Taxonomy details. ABSTRACT: The blue whale Balaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758) was the target of intense commercial whaling in the 20 th century, and current populations remain drastically below pre-whaling abundances. Conservation Status. The Blue Whale was sought after for their blubber. (2000) Blue whale (Balaenoptera musculus) ocurrence off the Galapagos Islands, 1978-1995. The … Context Taxon Id 36 Common Name Blue Whale Authority (Linnaeus,1758) Naming Status Currently accepted name Status Found in the Antarctica/subantarctic or Southern Ocean See map of extents Taxon has been resolved to the rank Species. Sigurjónsson, J., and T. Gunnlaugsson. Genus: Balaenoptera Species Balaenoptera musculus Common name Blue whale Synonyms Sibbaldius sulfureus, Balaena musculus Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits Maximum longevity 110 years (wild) Source ref. Palacios, D.M. Musculus means mouse in Latin. 20160130 Sri Lanka 4271 crop Indian Ocean sRGB (25744960026).jpg 3,023 × 2,267; 901 KB The scientific name of each species is made up of a genus name (Balaenoptera) and a specific species name (musculus). Molecular taxonomy of marine mammals stranded along Kerala coast, India Sanil George1, K. Meenakshi1 and ... Balaenoptera musculus Balaenoptera bonaerensis - Balaenoptera physalus Balaenoptera omurai 96 Balaenoptera borealis - Balaenoptera musculus — Balaenoptera bonaerensis Figure 3. Genus Balaenopteraᵀ Lacépède, 1804 - rorquals Balaenoptera musculus (C. Linnaeus, 1758) - blue whale Balaenoptera musculus brevicauda Zemsky & Boronin, 1964 Balaenoptera musculus musculusᵀ (C. … 1990. J. Cetacean res. Balaenoptera musculus Species information The blue whale, Balaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus 1758) is the largest animal known to have lived on Earth with a maximum reported length of 33.6m (110ft) although the longest scientifically validated was 29.9m (98ft). The Diver's guide to Fishes, Whales, Dolphins and marine Invertebrates, 307 pp. 1 Sample size Medium Data quality Acceptable Observations. 40:537-551. specimen C 28663.2 Blubber of a Blue Whale Balaenoptera musculus Mammalogy Common name Blue Whale Specimen nature Tissue Higher taxonomy Chordata, … -Balaenoptera Musculus -Coccinella Septempunctata -Pterophyllum Altum - Varanus Komodoensis Main Characteristics:-Multicellular - Heterotrophic - Largest group is the Arthropods = 70% of all animals -Eukaryotic cells - Motile - Sexual and asexual reproduction *Found all over the earth* *FUN FACTS* -The word animal means having breath. List of marine mammal species and subspecies. Reducing uncertainty in subspecific taxonomy would enable targeted conservation strategies for the recovery of unique intraspecific diversity. In 1966 the International Whaling Commission declared them protected throughout the world. Taxonomy - Balaenoptera musculus x Balaenoptera physalus (SPECIES) ))) Format. Scientific Name: Balaenoptera musculus. Most adults of the Northern Hemisphere subspecies (B. m. musculus) are 23-27 m long, with females growing larger than males. Balaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758) See more items in Vertebrate Zoology Mammals Taxonomy Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Mammalia, Eutheria, Cetacea, Mysticeti, Balaenopteridae NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division Record ID nmnhvz_13344770 Usage of Metadata (Object Detail Text) CC0 GUID (Link to Original Record) The species name for blue whales is musculus, meaning that in addition to other common traits, whales of the species musculus are able to breed with each other and provide viable (living) offspring. Recent trends in abundance of blue (Balaenoptera musculus) and humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) off west and southwest Iceland, with a note on occurrence of other cetacean species. Balaenoptera : A genus is a group of species that are more closely related to one another than any group in the family. Hierarchy. All baleen whales belong to the suborder Mysticeti, which is Latin for "mustached whales". The blue … The Pygmy Blue Whale subspecies (more often seen in Victoria than Blue Whales) is smaller and has a shorter tail. Taxonomy and Nomenclature The blue whale Balaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus 1758) is a marine mammals pertaining to the Balaenopteridae family. Adults can weigh up to 180,000kg, but most weigh between 72,000 and 135,000kg. 2018. Society for Marine Mammalogy, www.marinemammalscience.org, consulted on 16 April 2019 : Reference for: The blue whale species name is musculus. Mnemonic i-Taxon identifier i: 85550: Scientific name i: Balaenoptera musculus x Balaenoptera physalus: Taxonomy navigation › Balaenoptera. Balaenoptera refers to the genus. Terminal (leaf) node. Species: Balaenoptera musculus . This information can also be discovered by looking at marine mammal taxonomic classifications. Description: The blue whale (Balaenoptera musculus) is a marine mammal belonging to the baleen whale suborder Mysticeti.Reaching a maximum confirmed length of 29.9 meters (98 feet) and weight of 173 tonnes (190 tons), it is the largest animal known to have ever existed. Blue whales were abundant in nearly all the oceans on Earth until the beginning of the twentieth century. Manage 1(1): 41-51. How does taxonomy relate to marine mammals? Blue whales, Balaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758), like all rorquals (Family Balaenopteridae, the family that includes the blue whale, Bryde’s whale, fin whale, humpback whale, minke whale, and sei whale), are long, slender whales that are much more streamlined than other large whales. Taxonomy: Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Mammalia, Eutheria, Cetacea, Mysticeti, Balaenopteridae Published Name: Balaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758) ... Balaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758) Accession Number: 000000 Other Numbers: Whale Field Number 1 : No Number USNM Number: 84596 See more items in: Vertebrate Zoology Mammals Version 2015-4. Northern hemisphere subspecies (Balaenoptera musculus musculus) are 23-27 m long (with females growing larger than males). Blue Whale(Balaenoptera Musculus) Taxonomy. Balaenoptera musculus Taxonomy ID: 9771 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid9771) current name Three subspecies have been Newborn whales are about 7-8m long. Blue whales belong to the Mammalian Order Cetacea, in the suborder Mysticeti. Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Sub Phylum: Vertebrata Class: Mammalia Order: Cetacea Sub Order: Mysticeti Family: Balaenopteradea Genus: Balaenoptera Species: Musculus Source: Balaenoptera musculus musculus : Other Source(s): Source: List of Marine Mammal Species and Subspecies, website (version Aug 2018) Acquired: 2019 : Notes: Committee on Taxonomy. Blue whale, (Balaenoptera musculus), also called sulfur-bottom whale, the most massive animal ever to have lived, a species of baleen whale that weighs approximately 150 tons and may attain a length of more than 30 metres (98 feet). Context Taxon Id 36 Common Name Blue Whale Authority (Linnaeus,1758) Naming Status Currently accepted name Status Found in the Antarctica/subantarctic or Southern Ocean See map of extents Taxon has … Balaenoptera, from Latin: balaena ('whale') and Ancient Greek: pteron ('fin'), is a genus of Balaenopteridae, the rorquals, and contains eight extant species.The species Balaenoptera omurai was published in 2003. species Balaenoptera musculus, Blue Whale Blue Whales feed on krill and usually swim alone or in widely-separated groups. 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