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Minke Whale CM11-02

Minke Whale CM11-02

Description : The Minke whale is the smallest of the rorquals. The male of the species can grow to a length of 9.8m (32ft) and the female larger at 11m (36ft) and weigh 10 tonnes. Populations in the Southern hemisphere on the average are slightly larger than other areas. Some animals are inquisitive and approach quite closely, but in most cases it is unusual to get a clear view. The Minke can be confused with the Sei, Bryde,s, Fin or Northern Bottlenose whale, however, the dive sequence is distinctively different, the head is unscarred and it,s mouthline is relatively straight.

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