Balaenoptera physalus

Common names
EnglishFin Whale
FrenchBaleine Fin, Baleine À Nageoires, Baleinoptère Commun, Rorqual Commun
SpanishBallena aleta, ballena boba, rorcual común
GermanFinnwal
Taxonomy
ClassMammalia
OrderCetacea
FamilyBalaenopteridae
Scientific name Balaenoptera physalus
AuthorLinnaeus 1758
Standard referencePerrin, W.F., Wursig, B. and Thewissen J.G.M. Eds., 2009. Encyclopaedia of Marine Mammals. Second Edition. Academic Press