Balaenoptera physalus

Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Common Names

Fin Whale (English), Common Rorqual (English), Finback (English), Fin-backed Whale (English), Finner (English), Herring Whale (English), Razorback (English), الحوت المزعنف (Arabic)

Languages: English


Status in Egypt


Ecology and Distribution

Distribution in Egypt

Mediterranean Sea.


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