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Scientific Names

Preferred Names

Balaenidae
Reference taxon from EOL Dynamic Hierarchy Trunk
Balaenidae
Recognized by iNaturalist, NMNH Mammals, AnAge, Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology DwCA, AnAge articles, Conabio, Freshwater and Marine Image Bank U Washington, Animal Diversity Web, Animal Diversity Web, EOL authors, IABIN, Fitzpatrick Institute of Ornithology Virtual Museum, Morgan Ernest 2003, IUCN, Australia Species List, Belgium Species List, Brazil Species List, Canada Species List, Chile Species List, Denmark Species List, France Species List, Germany Species List, Greenland Species List, Ireland Species List, Italy Species List, New Zealand Species List, Norfolk Island Species List, Norway Species List, Portugal Species List, Russia Species List, Saint Helena Ascension and Tristan da Cunha, South Africa Species List, Sweden Species List, The Netherlands Species List, United Kingdom Species List, Argentina Species List, Japan Species List, English Vernaculars for Landmark Taxa, OBIS environmental data records, United States Species List, Arctic Ocean Species List, Barents Sea Species List, Bay of Fundy Species List, Beaufort Sea Species List, Bering Sea Species List, Bass Strait Species List, Chukchi Sea Species List, Coral Sea Species List, Great Australian Bight Species List, Greenland Sea Species List, Gulf of Alaska Species List, Gulf of Mexico Species List, Gulf of St Lawrence Species List, Indian Ocean Species List, Labrador Sea Species List, North Atlantic Species List, North Pacific Species List, Northwestern Passages Species List, North Sea Species List, Sea of Japan Species List, Southern Ocean Species List, Tasman Sea Species List, South Atlantic Species List, and South Pacific Species List
Balaenidae Gray 1821

Alternative Names

? belgica Abel, 1941
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? dubia Bravard, 1858
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? dubusi Van Beneden, 1872
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? forsythmajori Pilleri, 1987
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? insignis Van Beneden, 1872
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? japonica Gray, 1846
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? lawleyi Capellini, 1876
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? meneghinii Capellini, 1876
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? molassica Jager, 1835
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? montalionis Capellini, 1904
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? simpsoni Phillipi, 1887
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Balaenidae Gray 1821
Synonym according to NCBI

Common Names

English

bowhead whales and right whales
Recognized by Animal Diversity Web
right whales and bowhead whales preferred
right whale
Recognized by Paleobiology Database

Arabic

بالينات preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Armenian

հարթ կետեր preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Azerbaijani

Əsl balinalar preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Bokmål, Norwegian; Norwegian Bokmål

Retthvaler preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
retthvalfamilien

Bulgarian

Гладки китове preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Catalan; Valencian

Balènid preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Croatian

Glatki kitovi preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Danish

Rethvaler preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Dutch; Flemish

Echte walvissen preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Esperanto

Balenedoj preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Estonian

Silevaallased preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Finnish

Silovalaat preferred
Recognized by Wikidata, christinaflann, and admin

French

Baleine Du Groenland, Baleines Franches preferred
Recognized by CITES

Galician

Balea vasca preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Georgian

სადა ვეშაპისებრნი preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

German

Glattwale preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Hebrew

בלניים preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Hungarian

Simabálnafélék preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Japanese

セミクジラ科 preferred
Recognized by Wikidata, piaf, and admin
セミクジラ

Kazakh

Тегіс киттер preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Latvian

polāro vaļu dzimta preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Lithuanian

Glotnieji banginiai preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Macedonian

мазни китови preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Norwegian Nynorsk; Nynorsk, Norwegian

rettkvalfamilien preferred

Persian

نهنگ شکار preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Polish

walowate preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Portuguese

Baleia-franca preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Russian

Гладкие киты preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Shambala

Glatki kitovi preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Slovak

Veľrybovité preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Spanish; Castilian

Ballena preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
Ballenas Verdaderas O Misticetos
Recognized by CITES

Swedish

Rätvalar preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
rätvalar

Turkish

Gerçek balinagiller preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Ukrainian

Китові preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
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Curated hierarchies for Balaenidae

GBIF classification

Animalia
Chordata
Mammalia
Cetacea
50 additional siblings truncated for brevity.
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