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SPECIES Eubalaena australis

Author:Desmoulins, 1822.
Citation:In Bory de Saint-Vincent (ed.), Dict. Class. Hist. Nat. Paris, 2: 161, pl..
Common Name:Southern Right Whale
Type Locality:Algoa Bay, Cape of Good Hope, South Africa.
Distribution:Southern hemisphere: Antarctic to temperate waters; occasionally along the northern part of the Antarctic Peninsula.
Status:CITES Appendix I; U.S. ESA Endangered (included with E. glacialis); IUCN Lower Risk (cd).
Comments:Reviewed by Cummings (1985b). Included in glacialis by some recent authors.
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Synonyms:

    antarctica (Lesson, 1828)
    antipodarum (Gray, 1843)
    temminckii (Gray, 1864)

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