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SUBSPECIES Balaenoptera musculus musculus

Author:Linnaeus, 1758.
Citation:Syst. Nat., 10th ed., 1: 76.
Common Name:Northern Blue Whale
Type Locality:UK, Scotland, Firth of Forth ("Habitat in Mari Scotico").
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Synonyms:

    gigas (Van Beneden, 1861)
    major (Knox, 1870)
    sibbaldii (Gray, 1847)

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