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Species profile—Balaenoptera edeni (Bryde's whale)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Mammalia (mammals) → Balaenopteridae (baleen whales) → Balaenoptera edeni (Bryde's whale)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Mammalia (mammals)
Family
Balaenopteridae (baleen whales)
Scientific name
Balaenoptera edeni Anderson, 1878
Common name
Bryde's whale
WildNet taxon ID
1051
Alternate name(s)
tropical whale
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Back on Track (BoT) status
Low
Conservation significant
Yes
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil
Species environment
Marine

Other resources

Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=1051

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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Licence
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Last updated
7 September 2021
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