Definition of Balaenoptera borealis
1. Noun. Similar to but smaller than the finback whale.
Generic synonyms: Razorback, Rorqual
Group relationships: Balaenoptera, Genus Balaenoptera
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Balaenoptera Borealis
Literary usage of Balaenoptera borealis
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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 ..."