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Minke whale
Image ID: 29576
Common Name: Minke whale
Scientific Name: Balaenoptera acutorostrata
Location: Antarctic
Description: A minke whale, Balaenoptera acutorostrata, breathing through broken sea ice in the Ross Sea, Antarctica. Up to ten metres in length, the minke whale is the smallest of the rorqual whales - those whales with baleen, a dorsal fin, and throat pleats.
Keywords: Minke whale, Balaenoptera acutorostrata, Cetacea, Mysticeti, Balaenopteridae, Balaenoptera, ice, Ross Sea, Antarctica, surface, breathing, white, blue, grey
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