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blue whale (Balaenoptera musculus)
Subject: blue whale (Balaenoptera musculus)
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A book of whales (Plate VI) (6002554442).jpg
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blue whale (Balaenoptera musculus)


Fig. 17. Embryo of Balaenoptera musculus, showing rudimentary teeth.

Date 1900
Source http://www.flickr.com/photos/biodivlibrary/6002554442
Author Beddard, Frank E. - Frank Evers Beddard FRS FRSE (1858 – 1925)
Full title A book of whales, by F.E. Beddard ... With forty illustrations by W. Sidney Berridge.
Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:A_book_of_whales_(Plate_VI)_(6002554442).jpg

The blue whale (Balaenoptera musculus) is a marine mammal belonging to the baleen whales (Mysticeti). It is the largest animal known to have ever existed. Blue whales were abundant in nearly all the oceans on Earth but their numbers have been greatly reduced due to whaling.

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