Taxonomic Drilldown

At any stage, you can move up or down the Taxonomic hierachy of Antarctic/subantarctic species by clicking on any name. Lower level taxon counts are shown in [].

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Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Cetacea
Family Balaenopteridae
Genus Balaenoptera

List of Individual Species - see Taxon profile using the name of the taxa.

Balaenoptera acutorostrata Laciphde,1804 Minke Whale
Balaenoptera bonaerensis Burmeister, 1867 Antarctic Minke Whale, Dark-shoulder Minke Whale
Balaenoptera borealis Lesson,1828 Sei Whale
Balaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus,1758) Blue Whale
Balaenoptera musculus brevicauda (Linnaeus, 1758) Pygmy Blue Whale
Balaenoptera physalus Linnaeus,1758 Fin Whale
Balaenoptera sp. Unknown Baleen Whale