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Balaenopteridae Gray, 1864

136979  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:136979)

accepted
Family
Genus Balaenoptera Lacépède, 1804
  » Species Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacépède, 1804
  » Species Balaenoptera bonaerensis Burmeister, 1867
  » Species Balaenoptera borealis Lesson, 1828
  » Species Balaenoptera edeni Anderson, 1878
  » Species Balaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758)
  » Species Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
  » Species Balaenoptera acuturostrata Lacépède, 1804 accepted as Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacépède, 1804 (lapsus calami)
  » Species Balaenoptera alba Giglioli, 1870 accepted as Balaenoptera borealis Lesson, 1828 (synonym)
  » Species Balaenoptera antarctica Gray, 1846 accepted as Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
  » Species Balaenoptera arctica Temminck, 1841 accepted as Balaenoptera borealis Lesson, 1828 (synonym)
  » Species Balaenoptera australis Gray, 1846 accepted as Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
  » Species Balaenoptera australis Lesson, 1828 accepted as Megaptera novaeangliae (Borowski, 1781) (synonym)
  » Species Balaenoptera carolinae Malm, 1866 accepted as Balaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
  » Species Balaenoptera davidsoni Scammon, 1872 accepted as Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacépède, 1804
  » Species Balaenoptera laticeps Gray, 1846 accepted as Balaenoptera borealis Lesson, 1828 (synonym)
  » Species Balaenoptera musculus Van Beneden & Gervais, 1880 accepted as Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
  » Species Balaenoptera patachonicus Burmeister, 1865 accepted as Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
  » Species Balaenoptera rorqual Lacépède, 1804 accepted as Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
  » Species Balaenoptera rostrata Van Beneden & Gervais, 1880 accepted as Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacépède, 1804 (synonym)
Genus Megaptera Gray, 1846

Genus Physalus Gray, 1821 accepted as Balaenoptera Lacépède, 1804 (synonym)
Genus Rorqualus F. Cuvier, 1836 accepted as Balaenoptera Lacépède, 1804 (Synonym)
Genus Sibbaldius Flower, 1865 accepted as Balaenoptera Lacépède, 1804 (synonym)
marine
Not documented
Perrin, W.F. (2018). World Cetacea Database. Balaenopteridae Gray, 1864. Accessed through: (Eds) (2018) Register of Antarctic Species at: http://ras.biodiversity.aq/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=136979 on 2019-11-22
(Eds) (2019). Register of Antarctic Species. Balaenopteridae Gray, 1864. Accessed at: http://ras.biodiversity.aq/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=136979 on 2019-11-22
Date
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2005-03-29 08:12:19Z
changed
2008-08-20 11:25:36Z
checked
2009-03-09 09:18:36Z
changed

basis of record van der Land, J. (2001). Tetrapoda, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,</i> 50: pp. 375-376 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Jefferson, T.A.; Leatherwood, S.; Webber, M.A. (1993). Marine mammals of the world. <em>FAO Species identification guide.</em> FAO: Rome, Italy. ISBN 92-5-103292-0. VIII, 320 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
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