Data about <i>Balaenoptera physalus</i>

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Distribution

 
latitude min
  • latitude
    The geographic latitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are north of the Equator, negative values are south of it. Legal values lie between -90 and 90, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLatitude
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-74.7 degrees
OBIS Environmental Information  
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85 degrees
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
longitude min
  • longitude
    The geographic longitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are east of the Greenwich Meridian, negative values are west of it. Legal values lie between -180 and 180, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLongitude
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-179 degrees
OBIS Environmental Information  
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171.8 degrees
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
geographic distribution includes
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Antarctica
World Register of Marine Species  
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Azores Exclusive Economic Zone
World Register of Marine Species  
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Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone
World Register of Marine Species  
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Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone
World Register of Marine Species  
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Comores
World Register of Marine Species  
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Den Helder
World Register of Marine Species  
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European waters (ERMS scope)
World Register of Marine Species  
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Greek Exclusive Economic Zone
World Register of Marine Species  
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Gulf of Maine
World Register of Marine Species  
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Gulf of Mexico
World Register of Marine Species  
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Gulf of St. Lawrence
World Register of Marine Species  
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Kenya
World Register of Marine Species  
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Madagascar
World Register of Marine Species  
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Mauritius
World Register of Marine Species  
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Mediterranean Sea
World Register of Marine Species  
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Mozambique
World Register of Marine Species  
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New Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone
World Register of Marine Species  
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North Sea
World Register of Marine Species  
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North West Atlantic
World Register of Marine Species  
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North West Atlantic
World Register of Marine Species  
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Portuguese Exclusive Economic Zone
World Register of Marine Species  
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Reunion
World Register of Marine Species  
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Seychelles
World Register of Marine Species  
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Seychelles
World Register of Marine Species  
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Somalia
World Register of Marine Species  
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Spanish Exclusive Economic Zone
World Register of Marine Species  
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St. Lawrence Estuary
World Register of Marine Species  
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Subantarctic Waters
World Register of Marine Species  
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Tanzania
World Register of Marine Species  
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United Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone
World Register of Marine Species  
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Vlissingen
World Register of Marine Species  
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Wimereux
World Register of Marine Species  
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World Oceans
World Register of Marine Species  

Physical Description

 
body length (VT) average
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20,641.06 mm adult
PanTHERIA  
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6,273.75 mm newborn animal
PanTHERIA  
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12,000 mm weanling
PanTHERIA  
 
body mass median
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6,395,530.42 g weanling
PanTHERIA  
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47,506,008.23 g adult
PanTHERIA  
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1,899,999.99 g newborn animal
PanTHERIA  
 
weight
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70,000,000.0 g adult
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
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1,800,000.0 g neonate stage
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Ecology

 
habitat
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aquatic habitat
Environments - EOL project  
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bay
Environments - EOL project  
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coast
  • coast
    The general region of indefinite width that extends from the sea inland to the first major change in terrain features.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000303
Environments - EOL project  
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coast
  • coast
    The general region of indefinite width that extends from the sea inland to the first major change in terrain features.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000303
Environments - EOL project  
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coast
  • coast
    The general region of indefinite width that extends from the sea inland to the first major change in terrain features.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000303
Environments - EOL project  
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island
  • island
    Area of dry or relatively dry land surrounded by water or low wetland.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000098
Environments - EOL project  
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marine biome
  • marine biome
    An aquatic biome that comprises systems of open-ocean and unprotected coastal habitats, characterized by exposure to wave action, tidal fluctuation, and ocean currents as well as systems that largely resemble these. Water in the marine biome is generally within the salinity range of seawater: 30 to 38 ppt.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000447
Environments - EOL project  
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mediterranean sea biome
  • mediterranean sea biome
    The mediterranean sea biome comprises mostly enclosed seas that have limited exchange of deep water with outer oceans and where the water circulation is dominated by salinity and temperature differences rather than winds.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000047
Environments - EOL project  
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ocean
  • ocean
    Continuous saline-water bodies that surround the continents and fill the Earth's great depressions.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000015
Environments - EOL project  
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ocean
  • ocean
    Continuous saline-water bodies that surround the continents and fill the Earth's great depressions.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000015
Environments - EOL project  
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oceanic zone
  • oceanic zone
    The water mass of an ocean that is not above a continental shelf.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000207
Environments - EOL project  
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pelagic zone
Environments - EOL project  
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peninsula
  • peninsula
    A body of land jutting out into and nearly surrounded by water.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000305
Environments - EOL project  
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ridge
Environments - EOL project  
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saline water
Environments - EOL project  
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sand
  • sand
    A naturally occurring granular material composed of finely divided rock and mineral particles.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000017
Environments - EOL project  
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sea
  • sea
    A large expanse of saline water usually connected with an ocean.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000016
Environments - EOL project  
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sea
  • sea
    A large expanse of saline water usually connected with an ocean.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000016
Environments - EOL project  
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strait
  • strait
    A narrow channel of water that connects two larger bodies of water, and thus lies between two land masses.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000394
Environments - EOL project  
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strait
  • strait
    A narrow channel of water that connects two larger bodies of water, and thus lies between two land masses.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000394
Environments - EOL project  
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temperate
Environments - EOL project  
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tropical
Environments - EOL project  
 
trophic level
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carnivore
  • carnivore
    An animal that mainly eats meat.
    http://www.owl-ontologies.com/unnamed.owl#Primary__Carnivore
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habitat breadth
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1
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diet breadth
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2
PanTHERIA  
 
water nitrate concentration min
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0.031 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
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29.33 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water temperature min
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-1.71 degrees Celsius
OBIS Environmental Information  
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28.67 degrees Celsius
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water silicate concentration min
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0.54 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
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72.36 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water phosphate concentration min
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0.039 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
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1.93 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water dissolved O2 concentration min
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4.53 mL/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
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8.21 mL/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water O2 saturation min
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85.08 percent
OBIS Environmental Information  
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108.89 percent
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water salinity min
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30.12 PSU
OBIS Environmental Information  
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38.06 PSU
OBIS Environmental Information  

Life History and Behavior

 
clutch/brood/litter size average
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1.01
PanTHERIA  
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1
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
 
onset of fertility
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2,701 days female
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
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2,864 days male
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
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2,666.41 days
PanTHERIA  
 
gestation period duration average
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338.36 days
PanTHERIA  
 
inter-birth interval average
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730 days female
PanTHERIA  
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608 days
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
 
litters per year average
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0.37 female
PanTHERIA  
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0.4 per year
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
 
total life span max
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114 years
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
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1,392 months
PanTHERIA  
 
population group size average
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1.5
PanTHERIA  
 
weaning age average
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196.58 days
PanTHERIA  
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183 days
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
 
prenatal development duration
  • prenatal development duration
    The duration of the development from fertilized, deposited or implanted egg to hatching/birth. Corresponds to egg incubation duration in oviparous animals and to gestation period duration in viviparous animals.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/PrenatalDevelopmentDuration
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342 days
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Evolution and Systematics

 
first appearance (older bound)
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2.59 million years ago
The Paleobiology Database  
 
first appearance (younger bound)
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0.0117 million years ago
The Paleobiology Database  
 
last appearance (older bound)
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0.0117 million years ago
The Paleobiology Database  
 
last appearance (younger bound)
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0 million years ago
The Paleobiology Database  

Conservation

 
extinction status
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extant
The Paleobiology Database  

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