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Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacépède, 1804
Family: Balaenopteridae
Order: Cetacea
English: Northern minke whale, Common minke whale, Little piked whale
French: Petit rorqual
Spanish: Rorcual menor, Ballena picuda
German: Zwergwal There's a German version of this page!)
Norwegian: Vågehval, Nordlig vågehval, Vanlig vågehval (There's a Norwegian version of this page!)
Migration: interoceanic
CMS-Status: NL
Red List 2000: LRnt

More about whales and dolphins from:
Riede, K. (2001): Global Register of Migratory Species. Weltregister wandernder Tierarten. (p. 64-68)

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(Last update: 17.7.2007 by A. Tappenhölter)