Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 17…

Species in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaChordataMammaliaCetaceaBalaenopteridaeBalaenoptera

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Overview

Full Name

Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Common names

  • big finner eng
  • common finback whale eng
  • common finwhale eng
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Synonyms

Taxonomic status

Accepted species

Basionym

Balaena physalus Linnaeus, 1758

Living period

2.588 to 0.0 Ma

Habitat

Marine, Aquatic

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Distributions

Text based distributions present in some sources.

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Subordinate taxa

Classification

kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Chordata
class
Mammalia
order
Cetacea
family
Balaenopteridae
genus
Balaenoptera
species
Balaenoptera physalus
 
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Bibliography

(1996) NODC Taxonomic Code

(1996) database, U. S. Dept. Interior

(2001) database, Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad

(2001) website, U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service Endangered Species Program

(2003) database, http://www.menv.gouv.qc.ca/biodiversite/centre.htm

AGUILAR, A. et al. (1995-1997): Inventario de los Cetáceos de las Aguas Atlánticas Peninsulares: Aplicación de la Directiva 92/43/CEE. Dirección General de Conservación de la Naturaleza- Universidad de Barcelona...AGUILAR, A. (2001): Rorcual común, p.261, in: Libro Rojo de los Vertebrados Amenazados de Andalucía. Consejería de Medio Ambiente. Junta de Andalucía. 336 pp...FORCADA, J., AGUILAR, A., HAMMOND, P., PASTOR, X., Y AGUILAR, R. (1996): Distribution and abundance of fin whales (Balaenoptera physalus) in the western Mediterranean sea during summer. Journal of Zoology, 238: 23-34...RAGA, J.A. & PANTOJA, J. (eds.) (2004): Proyecto Mediterráneo. Zonas de especial interés para la conservación de los cetáceos en el Mediterráneo español. Naturaleza y Parques Nacionales, Serie Técnica. Ministerio de Medio Ambiente, Madrid...REILLY, S.B., BANNISTER, J.L., BEST, P.B., BROWN, M., BROWNELL JR., R.L., BUTTERWORTH, D.S., CLAPHAM, P.J., COOKE, J., DONOVAN, G.P., URBÁN, J. & ZERBINI, A.N. 2008. Balaenoptera physalus. In: IUCN 2009. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.1. ...VIADA et al. (2006): Libro Rojo de los Vertebrados de las Baleares (3º Edición). Conselleria de Medi Ambient. Govern Balear.

Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, and A. L. Gardner (1987) Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada: Resource Publication, no. 166

Carwardine, M., E. Hoyt, R. E. Fordyce and P. Gill. 1998. Whales, dolphins and porpoises. Time-Life Books. Nature Company Guides, USA. 288 p.

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Known issues

There are known issues with this name usage:

  • basionym relation derived

Source information

This backbone name usage is included because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built. The primary source name usage (110929034) has since been removed from the portal.

Record history

This record was last modified on Apr 13, 2016.