Cetacea taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera musculus musculus (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 231436

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTetrapoda > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMammalia > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTheria > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCetartiodactyla > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCetancodonta > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCetacea > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMysticeti > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenopteridae > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera musculus > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera musculus musculus
Status accepted
Rank Subspecies
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Source  basis of record Shirihai, H. (2002). A complete guide to Antarctic Wildlife: the Birds and Marine Mammals of the Antarctic Continent and the Southern Ocean. Alula Press FI 510 pp. [details]

Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpygmy blue whale  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblåval  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPortuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Spain
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (2 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Attributes Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpecies importance to society OSPAR List of Threatened and/or Declining Species and Habitats » OSPAR Region where species is under threat and/or in decline Region I (inherited from Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758)) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpecies importance to society OSPAR List of Threatened and/or Declining Species and Habitats » OSPAR Region where species is under threat and/or in decline Region II (inherited from Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758)) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpecies importance to society OSPAR List of Threatened and/or Declining Species and Habitats » OSPAR Region where species is under threat and/or in decline Region III (inherited from Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758)) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpecies importance to society OSPAR List of Threatened and/or Declining Species and Habitats » OSPAR Region where species is under threat and/or in decline Region IV (inherited from Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758)) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpecies importance to society OSPAR List of Threatened and/or Declining Species and Habitats » OSPAR Region where species is under threat and/or in decline Region V (inherited from Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758)) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpecies importance to society CITES » CITES Annex(inherited from Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758)) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpecies importance to society MSFD indicators » Mediterranean proposed indicators - Mediterranean Sea Species distributional range (EO1) (inherited from Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera Lacépède, 1804) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpecies importance to society MSFD indicators » Mediterranean proposed indicators - Mediterranean Sea Population abundance of selected species (EO1) (inherited from Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera Lacépède, 1804) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpecies importance to society MSFD indicators » Mediterranean proposed indicators - Mediterranean Sea Population demographic characteristics (EO1) (inherited from Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera Lacépède, 1804) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBody size 31.7 » Unit m » Type maximum » Dimension length » Stage adult » Gender female » Locality (MRGID) South Shetland Islands (inherited from Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758)) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBody size 31.7 » Unit m » Type maximum » Dimension length » Stage adult » Gender female » Locality (MRGID) South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (inherited from Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758)) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBody size 32.6 » Unit m » Type maximum » Dimension length » Stage adult » Gender female » Locality (MRGID) South Shetland Islands (inherited from Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758)) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBody size 32.6 » Unit m » Type maximum » Dimension length » Stage adult » Gender female » Locality (MRGID) South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (inherited from Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758)) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBody size 28.1 » Unit m » Type maximum » Dimension length » Stage adult » Gender female » Locality (MRGID) Davis Strait (inherited from Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758)) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBody size 26.8 » Unit m » Type maximum » Dimension length » Stage adult » Gender female » Locality (MRGID) North Pacific Ocean (inherited from Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758)) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBody size 27.1 » Unit m » Type maximum » Dimension length » Stage adult » Gender female » Locality (MRGID) North Pacific Ocean (inherited from Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758)) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBody size 6 » Unit m » Type minimum » Dimension length » Stage neonate (Marine mammals) (inherited from Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758)) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBody size 7 » Unit m » Type maximum » Dimension length » Stage neonate (Marine mammals) (inherited from Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758)) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBody size 190 » Unit ton » Type maximum » Dimension weight » Stage adult » Gender female » Locality (MRGID) South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (inherited from Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758)) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBody size 50 » Unit ton » Type minimum » Dimension weight » Stage adult » Gender female (inherited from Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758)) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBody size 150 » Unit ton » Type maximum » Dimension weight » Stage adult » Gender female (inherited from Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758)) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBody size 2 » Unit ton » Type minimum » Dimension weight » Stage neonate (Marine mammals) (inherited from Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758)) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBody size 3 » Unit ton » Type maximum » Dimension weight » Stage neonate (Marine mammals) (inherited from Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758)) [details]
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIUCN Red List Category subpopulation North Atlantic blue whale : Vulnerable (VU) [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIUCN Red List Category subpopulation North Pacific blue whale : Lower Risk/conservation dependent (LR/cd) [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:231436
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2006-05-17 09:54:26Z  created  Charbonneau, Danny
2007-12-24 20:10:49Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-08-20 11:25:36Z  checked  Perrin, William
  
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  Citation: Perrin, W. (2008). Balaenoptera musculus musculus (Linnaeus, 1758). In: Perrin, W.F. (2016). World Cetacea Database. Accessed at http://www.marinespecies.org/cetacea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=231436 on 2016-08-26