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Balaenoptera bonaerensis Antarctic Minke Whale, Dark-shoulder Minke Whale

Balaenoptera bonaerensisis commonly referred to as Antarctic Minke Whale, Dark-shoulder Minke Whale. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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Balaenoptera bonaerensis (c) by Prof. Dr. Dirk Schories


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lexID:
7395 
AphiaID:
231405 
Scientific:
Balaenoptera bonaerensis 
German:
Südlicher Zwergwal 
English:
Antarctic Minke Whale, Dark-shoulder Minke Whale 
Category:
Mammals 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Mammalia (Class) > Cetartiodactyla (Order) > Balaenopteridae (Family) > Balaenoptera (Genus) > bonaerensis (Species) 
Initial determination:
Burmeister, 1867 
Occurrence:
Suriname, Antarctica, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Chile, Coral sea, Easter Island (Rapa Nui), Great Australian Bigh, Iceland, Indian Ocean, Japan, Namibia, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Peru, Réunion , Samoa, Scandinavia, South-Africa, Uruguay, USA 
Sea depth:
0 - 600 Meter 
Size:
275.59" - 393.7" (700cm - 1000cm) 
Weight:
9100 kg 
Temperature:
28.4 °F - 66.2 °F (-2°C - 19°C) 
Food:
Amphipods, Carnivore, Fish (little fishes), Food specialist, Krill 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Appendix I (trade generally prohibited)) 
Red List:
Near threatened (NT) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-04-03 22:00:11 

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The Antarctic minke whale or southern minke whale (Balaenoptera bonaerensis) is a species of minke whale within the suborder of baleen whales.


Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Tetrapoda (Superclass) > Mammalia (Class) > Theria (Subclass) > Cetartiodactyla (Order) > Cetancodonta (Suborder) > Cetacea (Infraorder) > Mysticeti (Superfamily) > Balaenopteridae (Family) > Balaenoptera (Genus)

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