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fin whale (Balaenoptera physalus)
Subject: fin whale (Balaenoptera physalus)
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Finhval - fin whale (Balaenoptera physalus).jpg
Resolution: 3456x2304 File Size: 5602642 Bytes Date: 2005:09:22 12:20:33 Camera: Canon EOS 350D DIGITAL (Canon) F number: f/5.6 Exposure: 1/320 sec Focal Length: 400/1 Upload Date: 2017:02:16 20:50:53

fin whale (Balaenoptera physalus)

Fin whale off Greenland, showing asymmetrical colouration (including right mandible patch, blaze, interstripe wash and chevron, and dark eye and ear stripes)

Fin whale (Balaenoptera physalus) exhaling, off Greenland
Date 22 September 2005, 12:20:33
Source Flickr: Finhval
Author Aqqa Rosing-Asvid - Visit Greenland

The fin whale (Balaenoptera physalus), also called the finback whale, razorback, or common rorqual, is a marine mammal belonging to the suborder of baleen whales. It is the second-largest animal after the blue whale.

Scientific Name: Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Common Names:
English – Fin Whale, Fin-backed Whale, Finner, Common Rorqual, Herring Whale, Razorback, Finback
French – Baleine à nageoires, Baleine fin, Baleinoptère commune, Rorqual Commun
Spanish – Ballena Aleta, Ballena Boba, Rorcual Común

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