"Balaenoptera" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A genus of WHALES in the family Balaenopteridae, consisting of five species: Blue Whale, Bryde's Whale, FIN WHALE, Sei Whale, and MINKE WHALE. They are distinguished by a relatively slender body, a compressed tail stock, and a pointed snout.
- Sei Whale
- Sei Whales
- Balaenoptera borealis
- Blue Whale
- Blue Whales
- Balaenoptera musculus
- Bryde's Whale
- Bryde Whale
- Brydes Whale
- Balaenoptera brydei
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