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Balaenoptera physalus, the fin whale, is the second largest animal on Earth, growing to up to 27 meters long. Also called the finback whale, razorback whale or common rorqual.
Balaenoptera physalus (Fin Whale)
Species account and photos from the Animal Diversity Web.
Information from Long Island, New York, including publication abstracts, an animated surfacing and diving sequence, and a photo gallery.
Fin Whale (Balaenoptera physalus)
Fact sheet from EDGE, a conservation organization that focuses specifically on threatened species that represent a significant amount of unique evolutionary history.
Fin Whale Acoustics
Information, photos, map, and an audio file of calls.
Last update:March 15, 2015 at 16:55:30 UTC