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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Megaptera novaeangliae (Borowski, 1781)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Megaptera novaeangliae (Borowski, 1781)

Common names

Baleine a bosse [French]
Bultrug [Dutch]
Humpback whale [English]
Rorcual jorobado [Spanish]

FAO Species Code

BALAEN Meg 1 [FAO Species code]
HUW [FAO Species code]

Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae)