Translated Titles

Description of a New Record Species of Whales from Chinese Coastal Waters


王火根(Huo-Gen Wang);范忠勇(Zhong-Yong Fan);沈宏(Hong Shen);彭亚军(Ya-Jun Peng)

Key Words

鲸 ; 新纪录种 ; 中国 ; whale ; new record species ; China



Volume or Term/Year and Month of Publication

25卷2期(2006 / 02 / 25)

Page #

85 - 87

Content Language


Chinese Abstract

首次记述了采自浙江省玉环县沿海的大村鲸Balaenoptera omurai Wada,Oishi & Yamada,2003,并对其外部形态和骨骼特征作简要描述。

English Abstract

The paper deals with a new record species of the genus Balaenoptera from Yuhuan County, Zhejiang provirke, China. This new record species is similar to Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758) and Balaenoptera borealis (Lesson, 1828) and Balaenoptera acutorostrata (Lacepede, 1804) and Balaenoptera brydei (Olsen, 1913). The specimen was collected from casst of Zhejiang, China (28°05′N, 121°18′E), and has elongate body in shape and sharp fore head. Colour of subjaw is not symmetry, grayish black on left side, grayish white on righ side, Vantral pleats 74, extending to umbilical scar. Inside its mouth, there are 246 baleen plates, with black left baleen plates. Yellowish marks are observed on the right side of front section of baleen plates, black on the flippers above surface, and white on the flippers undersurface. Side of the flippers are grayish white. The specimen are deposited in Zhejiang Museum of Natural History, Hangzhou, China.

Topic Category 生物農學 > 農業
生物農學 > 森林
生物農學 > 畜牧
生物農學 > 漁業