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Balaenoptera brydei  Olsen, 1913
Taxonomic Serial No.: 612597

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Bryde's whale [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderCetacea Brisson, 1762 – baleines, cétacés, dauphins, mammfères marins, marsouins, baleia, cetáceo, golfinho, cetaceans, whales, dolphins, marine mammals, porpoises  
                                  SuborderMysticeti Flower, 1864 – baleen whales  
                                     FamilyBalaenopteridae Gray, 1864 – rorquals  
                                        GenusBalaenoptera Lacépède, 1804 – rorquals, finback whales, baleen whales  
                                           SpeciesBalaenoptera brydei Olsen, 1913 – Bryde's whale  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Dr. James G. Mead  
  Notes: Vertebrate Zoology, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC 20560   
  Reference for: Balaenoptera brydei    
       
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  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Rice, Dale W.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Marine Mammals of the World: Systematics and Distribution   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Special Publications of the Society for Marine Mammals, no. 4   
  Page(s): ix + 231   
  Publisher: The Society for Marine Mammalogy   
  Publication Place: Lawrence, Kansas, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-891276-03-4   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Balaenoptera brydei   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Sasaki, Takeshi, Masato Nikaido, Shiro Wada, Tadasu K. Yamada, Ying Cao, M. Hasegawa, and N. Okada  
  Publication Date: 2006   
  Article/Chapter Title: Balaenoptera omurai is a newly discovered baleen whale that represents an ancient evolutionary lineage   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Molecular Phylogeny and Evolution, vol. 41, no. 1   
  Page(s): 40-52   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 1055-7903   
  Notes: doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2006.03.032   
  Reference for: Balaenoptera brydei   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: East Pacific  
    Eastern Atlantic Ocean  
    Indo-West Pacific  
    Western Atlantic Ocean  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin:    
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Mead (email 28-Oct-2008) indicates that "The species [Balaenoptera edeni/brydei/omurai] are under hot and heavy debate," and recommends "that ITIS list B. edeni, brydei and omurai with the caveat that it is likely to change"  
 

 

   

 
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