Definition of Minke whale

1. Noun. Small finback of coastal waters of Atlantic and Pacific.




Definition of Minke whale

1. Noun. either of two baleen whales, ''Balaenoptera acutorostrata'' and ''Balaenoptera bonaerensis'' found in coastal waters ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Minke Whale

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mink
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minke whale (current term)
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Literary usage of Minke whale

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1. Icelandby Cathy Harlow by Cathy Harlow (2004)
"Whales and Dolphins The following cetacean species are found in the seas around Iceland: Blue Whale Finback Whale Sei Whale Humpback Whale minke whale Sperm ..."

2. Environmental Performance Reviews by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (2001)
"Since then, yearly quotas have been set for the minke whale but not fully reached. In 2001. Norway took the unilateral step of opening international trade ..."

3. Cruising the Gulags by Michael L. Frankel (1997)
"To the consternation of conservation groups, Norway has recently resumed whaling for the minke whale in these waters and in the neighboring Barents Sea. ..."

4. Adventure Guide to the Inside Passage and Coastal Alaska by Lynn Readicker-Henderson (2002)
"The many aquariums give you an underwater look at the local wildlife, plus there are films and educational displays, including the skull of a minke whale. ..."

5. Adventure Guide to the Alaska Highway by Ed Readicker-Henderson (2001)
"... including the skull of a minke whale. Admission is free, and the center is open from 10 am to 4 pm, Tuesday through Sunday. « 907-224-5261 for current ..."

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