Sinonimi: whalebone whale
Whale with plates of whalebone along the upper jaw for filtering plankton from the water; SYN. whalebone whale.
Any of a suborder (Mysticeti) of usually large whales lacking teeth but having baleen which is used to filter chiefly small crustaceans (as krill) out of large quantities of seawater.
Sinonimi: sulfur bottom | Balaenoptera musculus
Largest mammal ever known; bluish-gray migratory whalebone whale mostly of southern hemisphere; SYN. sulfur bottom, Balaenoptera musculus.
The world's largest animal; see whale.