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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Common names

Gewone vinvis [Dutch]
Fin whale [English]
Rorqual commun [French]
Rorcual común [Spanish]

FAO Species Code

BALAEN Bal 4 [FAO Species code]
FIW [FAO Species code]

Fin whale (Balaenoptera physalus)