Pygmy blue whale - Balaenoptera musculus brevicauda

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Scientific Name Balaenoptera musculus brevicauda
Author Ichihara, 1966
Taxonomic Rank Subspecies
Taxonomic # 612605
Common Names English: Pygmy Blue Whale
Current Standing valid
Taxonomic Parents Kingdom: Animalia
  Phylum: Chordata
    Subphylum: Vertebrata
      Class: Mammalia
        Subclass: Theria
          Infraclass: Eutheria
            Order: Cetacea
              Suborder: Mysticeti
                Family: Balaenopteridae
                  Genus: Balaenoptera
                    Species: Balaenoptera musculus
Taxonomic Children
Synonyms (since 1950)
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ITIS TSN612605
Status - ESA, U.S. FWS -
    -
Status - Red List, IUCN -
    DD (Global or one of the sub regions)
#records (spatial)498
#records (non-spatial)0
#datasets5
Year1970 - 2012
Latitude-39.41 - -15.89
Longitude-4.63 - 166.52
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