Science Biology Flora and Fauna Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Mysticeti Balaenopteridae Balaenoptera musculus
Balaenoptera musculus, the blue whale, is an endangered species and is the largest animal on Earth. Its length can reach 40 meters and its weight 170 tonnes.
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Alaska Department of Fish and Game: Blue Whale
Provides brief account of the status of Alaska's endangered blue whale.
Provides information on the geographical range, physiology, and behavior of blue whales.
The Big Zoo: Blue Whale
Includes a brief fact sheet about the blue whale.
Blue Whale (Balaenoptera musculus)
Fact sheet from EDGE, a conservation organization that focuses specifically on threatened species that represent a significant amount of unique evolutionary history.
Blue Whale Factsheet
Information compiled by the Marine Mammal Center.
Blue Whales: Photographs and Information
Photographs of and basic natural history information about the blue whale.
Cetacean Information: Blue Whale
Enchanted Learning: Blue Whale
Includes information and activities for children regarding the blue whale.
Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust: Blue Whale
Extensive fact sheet.
Marine Mammal Sounds: Blue Whale
Some spectrograms of noises made by these whales.
Natural History Photographs: Blue Whale
Photographs of blue whales of underwater and aerial images.
Underwater Photos of the Blue Whale
Provides underwater and aerial photos of the blue whale.
Last update:March 15, 2015 at 21:18:18 UTC