Blue Whale - 456 Words
Common Name- Blue Whale
Scientific Name- Balaenoptera musculus
Family- Balaenopteridae- derived from the French, rorqual meaning whale
Related Species- Sei Whale, Humback Whale, Fin Whale, Bryde’s Whale, Eden’s Whale, Common Minke Whale, Antarctic Minke Whale, and Omura’s Whale.
Family Traits- Members of the Family Balaenopteridae have a narrow elongated flipper, feed on crustaceans by gulping water and pushing it out through baleen plates, have a dorsal fin and gestation last from 11-12...
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