Spectacular fin whale breach a rare sight - GrindTV.com  The fin whale, also called the finback whale, razorback, or common rorqual, is a marine mammal belonging to the suborder of baleen whales. Wikipedia Scientific name: Balaenoptera physalus Rank: Species Higher classification: Balaenoptera

Spectacular fin whale breach a rare sight - GrindTV.com The fin whale, also called the finback whale, razorback, or common rorqual, is a marine mammal belonging to the suborder of baleen whales. Wikipedia Scientific name: Balaenoptera physalus Rank: Species Higher classification: Balaenoptera

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Fin Whale (Balaenoptera physalus) spouting in the Sea of Cortez, Mexico. Commercial whaling remains a threat for fin whales. After a two-year hiatus, Iceland resumed commercial fin whaling in 2013 with a quota of 184 whales. The majority of the whale meat ends up in Japanese markets.

Fin Whale (Balaenoptera physalus) spouting in the Sea of Cortez, Mexico. Commercial whaling remains a threat for fin whales. After a two-year hiatus, Iceland resumed commercial fin whaling in 2013 with a quota of 184 whales. The majority of the whale meat ends up in Japanese markets.

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Blue whale -- largest animal to ever live on Earth (including all dinosaurs).                                                                                                                                                     More

Blue whale -- largest animal to ever live on Earth (including all dinosaurs). More

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Sei whale  This fast cetacean inhabits all oceans and adjoining seas except in tropical and polar regions. The sei whale became a major target for commercial whaling after the preferred stocks of blue and fin whales had been depleted.

Sei whale This fast cetacean inhabits all oceans and adjoining seas except in tropical and polar regions. The sei whale became a major target for commercial whaling after the preferred stocks of blue and fin whales had been depleted.

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Video: Killer whales pursuing a fin whale. The orcas apparently got the whale in the end, but such hunts are not worth the effort because dead fin whales sink too fast.

Video: Killer whales pursuing a fin whale. The orcas apparently got the whale in the end, but such hunts are not worth the effort because dead fin whales sink too fast.

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1. Blue whale 	  4. Grey Whale 	  7. Minke Whale 	  10. Orca (killer whale)  

2. Right Whale  5. Sperm Whale 	  8. Narwhal 	  11. Pilot whale

  3. Humpback Whale   6. Fin Whale 	  9. Beluga Whale

1. Blue whale 4. Grey Whale 7. Minke Whale 10. Orca (killer whale) 2. Right Whale 5. Sperm Whale 8. Narwhal 11. Pilot whale 3. Humpback Whale 6. Fin Whale 9. Beluga Whale

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Fin whale - Wikipedia

Fin whale - Wikipedia

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