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Fin Whale MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Fin Whale
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.150.900.649.313.875.865.100.350
Unique ID
D050617
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D050617
Scope Note
The species Balaenoptera physalus, in the family Balaenopteridae, characterized by a large, strongly curved, dorsal fin. It is the second largest of the WHALES, highly migratory, but rarely seen near the shore.
Entry Term(s)
Balaenoptera physalus
Finback Whale
Registry Number
txid9770
Previous Indexing
Cetacea (1965-1974)
Whales (1975-2005)
Public MeSH Note
2006; see WHALES 1998-2005
History Note
2006; use WHALES 1998-2005
Date Established
2006/01/01
Date of Entry
2005/06/30
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Fin Whale Preferred
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