Eden's Whale

Balaenoptera edeni

Summary 2

Bryde's whale or the Bryde's whale complex (/bruːdə/BREW-də) putatively comprises two species of rorqual and maybe three. The "complex" means the number and classification remains unclear because of a lack of definitive information and research. The common Bryde's whale (Balaenoptera brydei, Olsen, 1913) is a larger form that occurs worldwide in warm temperate and tropical waters, and the Sittang or Eden's whale (

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  1. (c) WoRMS for SMEBD, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), http://images.marinespecies.org/resized/22019_brydes-whale-balaenoptera-edeni---note-3-ridges-on-head.jpg
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Balaenoptera_edeni

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