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Object: Pygmy Blue Whale, Balaenoptera musculus brevicauda

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Registration Number MM002191
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Cetacea
Family Balaenopteridae
Scientific name Balaenoptera musculus brevicauda
Identified by van Helden, Anton
Identified date 1994
Common / Maori name Pygmy Blue Whale
Country collected New Zealand
Precise locality Motutapu Island, Hauraki Gulf
Collected by Rook, Hans, Huaki, Mike, Marsh, Norm, Lightband, Malcolm
Date collected Sep 1994
Section Marine Mammals

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