Balaenoptera acutorostrata, bagwhale, bay whale, common minke whale, photos, facts and physical characteristics

Balaenoptera acutorostrata, bagwhale, bay whale, common minke whale, photos, facts and physical characteristics

Balaenoptera acutorostrata

Balaenoptera acutorostrata Description

Dorsal fin is prominent and falcate, two-thirds back on body, appears simultaneously with blow. Small, sleek body. Head is sharply pointed with flat rostrum. Flippers pointed. Flukes broad. Ventral throat grooves, 50-70, extend to navel. Black or dark st

Balaenoptera acutorostrata Common Names

  • bagwhale, bay whale, common minke whale

Balaenoptera acutorostrata Taxonomic Structure

What type of species is Balaenoptera acutorostrata? Below, you will find the taxonomic groups the Balaenoptera acutorostrata species belongs to.

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Balaenoptera acutorostrata, marine species closely related

Balaenoptera acutorostrata, distinctive physical characteristics

How to identify Balaenoptera acutorostrata marine species? Below, you will find the list of main identification criteria and physical characteristics of marine species Balaenoptera acutorostrata. For each identification criteria, the corresponding physical characteristics of marine species Balaenoptera acutorostrata are marked in green.

Balaenoptera acutorostrata, geographic distribution

Where is Balaenoptera acutorostrata found in the world? Below, you will find the list and a world map of the geographic distribution where the marine species Balaenoptera acutorostrata can be found.

There is no photo/diving site associated to this marine animal

Balaenoptera acutorostrata, underwater photographers

Which photographers have photos of Balaenoptera acutorostrata species? Below, you will find the list of underwater photographers and their photos of the marine species Balaenoptera acutorostrata.