Occurrence record: CMNMA:CMNMA 57797

PreservedSpecimen of Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758) | Fin Whale recorded on 1970-09-22


Data resource Canadian Museum of Nature Mammal Collection
Institution code Canadian Museum of Nature
Supplied institution code "CMN"
Collection code Canadian Museum of Nature Mammal Collection
Catalog number CMNMA 57797
Occurrence ID e20596b9-0c29-c294-27bb-317c4fff8e9f
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations fluid; slide
Collector Arctic Biological Station
Record number W-162-70
Sex female
Individual count 1
License CC-BY
Supplied as http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/legalcode
Collection ID http://grbio.org/cool/q3jh-b1xk
Rightsholder Canadian Museum of Nature
Dataset name Mammal
Language eng
Bibliographic citation Balaenoptera physalus (CMNMA 57797)
Occurrence remarks Thin , Immature , Histological state of mammary: Immature (2) , Stage of vertebral epiphyses: Fused, joined visible (FJV) , 2 ear plugs , mammaries (slide), calcifications (b)
Occurrence status present
Institution ID http://biocol.org/urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34935
Collection code CMNMA
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided


Collecting date 1970-09-22
Date precision Day
Verbatim event date 1970-09-22


Higher classification Animalia; Chordata; Vertebrata; Mammalia; Cetacea; Mysticeti; Balaenopteridae; Balaenoptera
Scientific name Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Supplied scientific name "Balaenoptera physalus"
Taxon rank species
Common name Fin Whale
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Cetacea
Family Balaenopteridae
Genus Balaenoptera
Species Balaenoptera physalus
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type wellformed


Country Canada
State / Province Newfoundland and Labrador (Prov.)
Locality Williamsport
Latitude 52.25
Longitude -53.7
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Coordinate precision Unknown
Location ID CMNMA 57797
County The Straits and White Bay Distr.
Municipality Williamsport
Verbatim longitude 53° 42' 0" W
Verbatim latitude 52° 15' 0" N

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