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Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacépède, 1804

137087  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137087)

accepted
Species
marine, terrestrial
de Lacépède, B. G. E. (1804). Histoire naturelle des cétacées. <em>In Buffon, Histoire naturelle.</em> vol. 37:317., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/7339#/summary [details]   
Note Cherbourg, France  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Cherbourg, France [details]
Distribution On a small note in Dubar (1828) was written that this species was stranded in Blankenberge (Belgium) in 1837

(Dubar, J....  
Distribution On a small note in Dubar (1828) was written that this species was stranded in Blankenberge (Belgium) in 1837

(Dubar, J. (1828). Ostéographie de la baleine échouée à l'est du port d'Ostende, le 4 novembre 1827; précédée d'une notice sur la découverte et la dissection de ce Cétacée. Laurent Frères, Imprimeurs-Libraires: Bruxelles, Belgium. 61, 13 folded plates pp.) [details]

Distribution circum-global  
Distribution circum-global [details]

Distribution East Pacific; Eastern and Atlantic Ocean; Indo-West Pacific  
Distribution East Pacific; Eastern and Atlantic Ocean; Indo-West Pacific [details]
Fordyce, E.; Perrin, W.F. (2024). World Cetacea Database. Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacépède, 1804. Accessed through: Nozères, C., Kennedy, M.K. (Eds.) (2024) Canadian Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/carms/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137087 on 2024-04-18
Nozères, C., Kennedy, M.K. (Eds.) (2024). Canadian Register of Marine Species. Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacépède, 1804. Accessed at: https://marinespecies.org/carms/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137087 on 2024-04-18
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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original description de Lacépède, B. G. E. (1804). Histoire naturelle des cétacées. <em>In Buffon, Histoire naturelle.</em> vol. 37:317., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/7339#/summary [details]   

context source (HKRMS) Parsons, E. C. M., Felley, M. L. & Porter, L. J. (1996). An annotated checklist of cetaceans recorded from Hong Kong's territorial waters. In Asian Marine Biology 12 (ed. Morton, B.), PP79-100. Hong Kong University Press, Hong Kong. [details]   

context source (Bermuda) Mitchell, E. D., Jr. (1991). Winter records of the Minke Whale (Balaenoptera acutorostrata acutorostrata Lacepede 1804) in the Southern North Atlantic. Rep. Int. Wahl. Commn. , 41: 455-457 [details]   

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

additional source Linkletter, L. E. (1977). A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. <em>Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B.</em> 68: p. [details]   

additional source Thomas, M. L. H. (1983). Marine and coastal systems of the Quoddy Region, New Brunswick. <em>Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences.</em> 64:1-306. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

additional source Waring, G.T., J.M. Quintal and C.P. Fairfield (eds.). 2002. U.S. Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico marine mammal dtock assessments, 2002. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS- NE- 169. 318 p. [details]   

additional source Mead, J. G.; Brownell, R. L. Jr. (2005). Cetacea. <em>In Wilson, D.E. & D.M. Reeder (eds). Mammal Species of the World. A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed), Johns Hopkins University Press, 2,142 pp.</em> 723--743., available online at http://www.bucknell.edu/msw3/ [details]   

additional source Rice, D. W. (1998). Marine mammals of the world. Systematics and distribution. <em>Society for Marine Mammalogy Special Publication.</em> 4., available online at http://www.marinemammalscience.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/MarineMammalsOfTheWorld.pdf [details]   

additional source Hershkovitz, P. (1966). Catalog of Living Whales. <em>Bulletin of the United States National Museum.</em> (246): 1-259., available online at https://doi.org/10.5479/si.03629236.246 [details]   

additional source Jefferson, T. A., M. A. Webber and R. L. Pitman. (2008). Marine mammals of the world. Academic Press, Amsterdam. [details]   

additional source IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, available online at http://www.iucnredlist.org [details]   

additional source Perrin, W.F.; Würsig, B.; Thewissen, J.G.M. (2009). Encyclopedia of marine mammals. Second edition. Academic Press: London. ISBN 978-0-12-373553-9. xxix, 1316 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

additional source King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicoll, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, S.; Macadie, I. (2009). Phylum Chordata: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals. <em>in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia.</em> pp. 431-554. [details]   

additional source Schmidly, D. J. and B. Würsig. 2009. Mammals (Vertebrata: Mammalia) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1343–1352 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

additional source Liu, J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

additional source Maio, N., Giovannotti, M., Caputo Barucchi, V. et. al. (2016). Haplotype characterization of a young stranded Common Minke Whale (Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacépède, 1804): is the Mediterranean Sea a potential calving or nursery ground for the species?. <em>Hystrix, the Italian Journal of Mammalogy.</em> 27(2)., available online at https://doi.org/10.4404/hystrix-27.2-11661 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

ecology source Looby, A.; Erbe, C.; Bravo, S.; Cox, K.; Davies, H. L.; Di Iorio, L.; Jézéquel, Y.; Juanes, F.; Martin, C. W.; Mooney, T. A.; Radford, C.; Reynolds, L. K.; Rice, A. N.; Riera, A.; Rountree, R.; Spriel, B.; Stanley, J.; Vela, S.; Parsons, M. J. G. (2023). Global inventory of species categorized by known underwater sonifery. <em>Scientific Data.</em> 10(1). (look up in IMIS), available online at https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-023-02745-4 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
   

From editor or global species database
Holotype None; name based on general accounts by authors and the description of a young individual stranded in 1791 near Cherbourg, France. [details]

IUCN Red List Category Least Concern (LC) [details]

Morphology Distinguishing characteristics: white flipper patches. Blow not readily visible. Colour is light grey with white belly. [details]

Predators Killer whale (Orcinus orca) [details]

Type locality Cherbourg, France [details]

From other sources
Diet schooling fish and various invertebrates [details]

Dimensions Length: male 22-32' (6.7-9.8 m), female 24-35' (7.3-10.7 m), at birth 8'+ (2.4 m+) [details]

Distribution On a small note in Dubar (1828) was written that this species was stranded in Blankenberge (Belgium) in 1837

(Dubar, J. (1828). Ostéographie de la baleine échouée à l'est du port d'Ostende, le 4 novembre 1827; précédée d'une notice sur la découverte et la dissection de ce Cétacée. Laurent Frères, Imprimeurs-Libraires: Bruxelles, Belgium. 61, 13 folded plates pp.) [details]

Distribution circum-global [details]

Distribution East Pacific; Eastern and Atlantic Ocean; Indo-West Pacific [details]

Habitat inshore to offshore [details]
LanguageName 
Afrikaans minke-walvis  [details]
Aleut agamakhchik  [details]
Catalan rorqual d'aleta blanca  [details]
Chukot kauchikan uiiut  [details]
Czech plejtvák stikovitý  [details]
Danish vågehvalsildepiskerlille Rorhval  [details]
Dutch dwergvinvisdwergfinvisch  [details]
English summer whalesharp-headed finner whalerorqual aliblancopikehead whalenorthern minke whaleMinkie's whaleminke whalelittle piked whalelittle finnerlesser piked whalelesser finbackleast rorqualdwarf minke whaleDavidson's whalecommon minke whalebeaked rorqualbay whalebagwhale  [details]
French rorqual mineurrorqual à rostrerorqual à museau pointupetit rorqualbalenoptere a bec aigubaleine d'été  [details]
German ZwergwalSpitzkopf-Finnfisch  [details]
Hebrew לויתן גוץ  [details]
Icelandic hrefnahrafureydur  [details]
Italian balenottera rostratabalenottera minore  [details]
Japanese ミンククジラ/コイワシクジラminkukupokarukoiwashi kujira  [details]
Kalaallisut chikagulik  [details]
Korean mingkeu-gorae  [details]
Lithuanian mažasis ruožuotis  [details]
Malagasy trozona maran-doha  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Ρυγχοφάλαινα  [details]
Norwegian vågehvalvaage-Qvalvaagehvalrebbehvalminkies hvalminkehval  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål vågehval  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk vågekval  [details]
Polish płetwal karłowaty  [details]
Portuguese baleia-minke-anabaleia minke  [details]
Russian малый полосатикили остроголовый полосатикzalivovostromordyi polosatikostrogolovyi polosatikminkemalyi polosatikakarlikovyi polosatik  [details]
Slovenian Ščukasti kit  [details]
Spanish rorqual pequeñororqual de aleta blancarorcual picudororcual menorrorcual enanororcual de Minkerorcual aliblancoballena minkeballena menorballena enana  [details]
Swedish vinkvalvikvalvikarehvalspetsnäbbad finnfisk  [details]
Thai plawan klaebkhribkhaodam  [details]
Turkish bayağı minke balinası  [details]
Ukrainian Смугач малий  [details]
Welsh morfil pigfainmorfil minke  [details]
Yupik languages qungvughaqchikagulik  [details]
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