Minke Whale, Balanoptera acutorostrata

 

Balanoptera acutorostrata, Minke Whale

Locality: Pacific Ocean
Formation: recent non-fossil
Length: 8.3 m (27 feet)
Skull Length: 2.1 meters (7 feet)
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Minke whale scale

Balanoptera acutorostrata Minke Whale

Commonly referred to as the Minke Whale, they are the smallest of the modern baleen whales. The individual our replica is cast from is one of the largest prepared skeletons on record at 8.3 meters (27 feet) long, with a skull that is 2.1 meters (7 feet) long.