What is another word for Balaenoptera Physalus?

8 synonyms found


[ bˈaliːnˌɒptəɹə fˈa͡ɪsaləs], [ bˈaliːnˌɒptəɹə fˈa‍ɪsaləs], [ b_ˈa_l_iː_n_ˌɒ_p_t_ə_ɹ_ə f_ˈaɪ_s_a_l_ə_s]

Balaenoptera Physalus, commonly known as the fin whale, is a marine mammal that belongs to the family Balaenopteridae. This species is the second-largest animal on Earth after its close relative, the blue whale. The fin whale is also known by several other names that refer to its distinct physical features, such as razorback whale, common rorqual, and finback whale. The name razorback whale is attributed to the whale's prominent dorsal fin, which is located toward the posterior of its body. The common rorqual name refers to the species' ability to expand the ventral grooves or pleats that run from the throat to the navel while feeding. Finally, the name finback whale is derived from the whale's characteristic dorsal fin.

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How to use "Balaenoptera physalus" in context?

Balaenoptera Physalus, commonly referred to as the seagull, is one of the most widely distributed marine birds in the world. This seagull ranges in size from the little ring-billed gull, which weighs just over a pound, to the Great Channel Gull, which can weigh close to 2 pounds. The feathers on the head and neck of the seagull are dark brown, while the rest of the body and wings are a light gray. The bill is also dark brown, and the legs and feet are a light gray. The tail is white, with a black tip.

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