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ERMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 137090

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTetrapoda > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMammalia > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTheria > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCetartiodactyla > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCetancodonta > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCetacea > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMysticeti > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenopteridae > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera musculus
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera Lacépède, 1804
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaena musculus Linnaeus, 1758
Sources  original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up
page(s): 76 [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Aleut Checked: verified by a taxonomic editoromgoliaChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorabugulikh  [details]
Chukot Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortnmerken-uiiutChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorakhvorkhrikh  [details]
Dutch Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorblauwe vinvis  [details]
English Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorsulphurbottom whaleChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorSibbald's rorqualChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstende whaleChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorgreat northern rorqualChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorgreat blue whaleChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorblue whaleChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorblue rorqual  [details]
French Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorrorqual de SibbaldChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorrorqual bleuChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorbaleine jubarteChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorbaleine d'OstendChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorbaleine bleue  [details]
German Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSchanelwalChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorRiesenwalChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorBlauwal  [details]
Icelandic Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorsteypireydrChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorhrefna  [details]
Japanese Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorsiro nagasu kujira  [details]
Kalaallisut Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortunnolik  [details]
Norwegian Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorrörqualChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorheipe-reydurChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorblaahval  [details]
Russian Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorsinii kitChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorgoluboi kitChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorbolshoi polosatikChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorblyuval  [details]
Spanish Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorballena azul  [details]
Swedish Checked: verified by a taxonomic editormuskel finnfiskChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorjattenhvalChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorblaval  [details]
Yupik languages Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortakyshkokChecked: verified by a taxonomic editortakerrkak  [details]
Direct child
taxa (1)

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 Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera musculus musculus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPortuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Spain
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Feedingtype  carnivore [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenophilus unisetus Aurivillius P.O.C., 1879 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBolbosoma hamiltoni Baylis, 1929 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPennella antarctica Quidor, 1913 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPennella balaenoptera Koren & Danielssen, 1877 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPriapocephalus grandis Nybelin, 1922 (parasite)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetrabothrius affinis (Lönnberg, 1891) (parasite)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetrabothrius schaeferi Markowski, 1955 (parasite)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhttp://www.marinemammals.gov.au/sorp 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMarine Life Information Network - UK 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (2 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (350 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biological Information System for Marine Life (BISMaL) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Global Biotic Interactions (GloBI) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137090
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2008-08-20 11:25:36Z  checked  Perrin, William
  
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  Citation: Perrin, W. (2008). Balaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758). In: Perrin, W.F. (2017). World Cetacea Database. Accessed through: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvanitidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2017). European Register of Marine Species at http://www.vliz.be/vmdcdata/narms/narms.php?p=taxdetails&id=137090 on 2017-10-22
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