Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 21049 specimens in 8 taxa.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 8913 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 0 - 0
  Temperature range (°C): -1.706 - 29.313
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.016 - 30.497
  Salinity (PPS): 30.118 - 37.995
  Oxygen (ml/l): 4.431 - 8.213
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.039 - 2.110
  Silicate (umol/l): 0.494 - 87.652

Graphical representation

Temperature range (°C): -1.706 - 29.313

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.016 - 30.497

Salinity (PPS): 30.118 - 37.995

Oxygen (ml/l): 4.431 - 8.213

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.039 - 2.110

Silicate (umol/l): 0.494 - 87.652
 
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Associations

Known prey organisms

Balaenoptera (rorquals) preys on:
zooplankton

Based on studies in:
Arctic (Marine)

This list may not be complete but is based on published studies.
  • M. J. Dunbar, Arctic and subarctic marine ecology: immediate problems, Arctic 7:213-228, from p. 223 (1954).
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD) Stats
                                        
Specimen Records:189Public Records:183
Specimens with Sequences:184Public Species:8
Specimens with Barcodes:183Public BINs:9
Species:9         
Species With Barcodes:8         
          
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Barcode data

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Locations of barcode samples

Collection Sites: world map showing specimen collection locations for Balaenoptera

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Wikipedia

Balaenoptera

Balaenoptera, from the Latin balaena (whale) and pteron (fin), is a genus of Balaenopteridae, the rorquals, and contains nine species. The species Balaenoptera omurai was published in 2003.[1] Balaenoptera is the most diverse genus of its family, the only other member being the Humpback Whale, Megaptera novaeangliae.

Taxonomy[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "List of Marine Mammal Species and Subspecies". Society for Marine Mammalogy. Retrieved October 2013. 
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