Definition of Balaenoptera borealis

1. Noun. Similar to but smaller than the finback whale.

Exact synonyms: Sei Whale
Generic synonyms: Razorback, Rorqual
Group relationships: Balaenoptera, Genus Balaenoptera



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Balaenoptera Borealis

Bakke decision
Baklahorani
Baku
Bakunin
BalI methyltransferase
Balaamite
Balaamites
Balaena
Balaena mysticetus
Balaeniceps
Balaeniceps rex
Balaenicipitidae
Balaenidae
Balaenoptera
Balaenoptera acutorostrata
Balaenoptera borealis (current term)
Balaenoptera musculus
Balaenoptera physalus
Balaenopteridae
Balanchine
Balanidae
Balanites aegyptiaca
Balantidium coli
Balantidium suis
Balanus balanoides
Balarama
Balaton
Balbani ring
Balbiani ring
Balboa

Literary usage of Balaenoptera borealis

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Handbook of the Vertebrate Fauna of Yorkshire: Being a Catalogue of by William Eagle Clarke, William Denison Roebuck (1881)
"... about 50 feet long, the skeleton of which is in the Hull Museum, was taken in the Humber, and described by Dr. Gray. 39. Balaenoptera borealis Less. ..."

2. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections by Smithsonian Institution (1922)
"Roy C.'Andrews: The Sei Whale (Balaenoptera borealis); Mem. Amer. Mus. Nat. Hist., ns, vol. 1, pt. 6, 1916, pp. 289-388, pis. 29-42, with figures of the ..."

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