NARMS taxon details

Megaptera novaeangliae (Borowski, 1781)

marine
(of ) Borowski, G. H. (1781). Gemeinnüzzige Naturschichte des Tierreichs. <em>G. L. Lange, Berlin and Stralsund.</em> 2: 1-196., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/28342430
page(s): 21 [details]   
Perrin, W.F. (2021). World Cetacea Database. Megaptera novaeangliae (Borowski, 1781). Accessed through: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvanitidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2021) European Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marbef.org/data/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137092 on 2022-05-28
Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvanitidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2022). European Register of Marine Species. Megaptera novaeangliae (Borowski, 1781). Accessed at: https://vliz.be/vmdcdata/narms/narms.php?p=taxdetails&id=137092 on 2022-05-28
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original description  (of ) Borowski, G. H. (1781). Gemeinnüzzige Naturschichte des Tierreichs. <em>G. L. Lange, Berlin and Stralsund.</em> 2: 1-196., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/28342430
page(s): 21 [details]   

context source (Bermuda) Sterrer, W. (1986). Marine fauna and flora of Bermuda: a systematic guide to the identification of marine organisms. Wiley-Interscience Publication. Wiley, 742 pp [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

basis of record van der Land, J. (2001). Tetrapoda, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,</i> 50: pp. 375-376 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Mead, J. G.; Brownell, R. L. Jr. (2005). Cetacea. <em>In Wilson, D.E. & D.M. Reeder (eds). Mammal Species of the World. A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed), Johns Hopkins University Press, 2,142 pp.</em> 723--743., available online at http://www.bucknell.edu/msw3/ [details]   

additional source Rice, D. W. (1998). Marine mammals of the world. Systematics and distribution. <em>Society for Marine Mammalogy Special Publication.</em> 4., available online at http://www.marinemammalscience.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/MarineMammalsOfTheWorld.pdf [details]   

additional source Hershkovitz, P. (1966). Catalog of Living Whales. <em>Bulletin of the United States National Museum.</em> (246): 1-259., available online at https://doi.org/10.5479/si.03629236.246 [details]   

additional source Jefferson, T. A., M. A. Webber and R. L. Pitman. (2008). Marine mammals of the world. Academic Press, Amsterdam. [details]   

additional source IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, available online at http://www.iucnredlist.org [details]   

additional source Perrin, W.F.; Würsig, B.; Thewissen, J.G.M. (2009). Encyclopedia of marine mammals. Second edition. Academic Press: London. ISBN 978-0-12-373553-9. xxix, 1316 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Clapham, P. J. and J. G. Mead. (1999). Megaptera novaeangliae. Mammalian Species 604:1--9. [details]   

additional source Stacey, P. J. and P. W. Arnold. (1999). Orcaella brevirostris. Mammalian Species 616:1--8. [details]   

additional source King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicoll, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, S.; Macadie, I. (2009). Phylum Chordata: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals. <em>in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia.</em> pp. 431-554. [details]   

additional source Schmidly, D. J. and B. Würsig. 2009. Mammals (Vertebrata: Mammalia) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1343–1352 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

additional source Liu, J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

additional source Maio, N.; Maione, V.; Sgammato, R. (2016). First record of a Humpback Whale Megaptera novaeangliae (Borowski, 1781) in the Tyrrhenian Sea (Cetacea Balaenopteridae). <em>Biodiversity Journal.</em> 7(1): 33-38. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   
 
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Morphology Distinguishing characteristics: colour in the northern hemisphere is dark with white belly and on flippers, but southern hemisphere whales have more white. Sensory knobs on head. Lifts tail when diving. Variably curved dorsal fin midback on a hump. "Knuckles" or bumps along tail stock of thin whales. Flippers may reach length of 4.5 m (15'). Individuals recognized by underside of flukes and body scars/markings.  [details]
LanguageName 
Aleut khi-tkhukkhalkhiamakaliamak  [details]
Chukot kaipokak uiiut  [details]
Czech keporkak dlouhoplautvý  [details]
Danish stubhvalbuckelhval  [details]
Dutch bultrug  [details]
English hunchback whalehunchhumpback whalehumpbunch whale  [details]
French rorqual noueuxrorqual du Capmégapterejubartebaleine tamponbaleine à taquetbaleine à bosse  [details]
German PflockfischKnurrwalBuckelwal  [details]
Japanese zato kujira  [details]
Kalaallisut keporkak  [details]
Latvian valzius  [details]
Norwegian knölhval  [details]
Polish pletwal  [details]
Russian veselyi kitgorbatyi kitgorbachdlinnorukyi polosatik  [details]
Slovenian kit grbavec  [details]
Spanish yubartarorqual jorobadojorobadagubarta  [details]
Swedish puckelvalknölvalhnunfurbakur  [details]
Yupik languages kaipokakaghvesiiq  [details]