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Megaptera novaeangliae

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Species description or overview

Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) information from ACS
Information about Megaptera novaeangliae--including species description, range, and natural history information--is provided by the American Cetacean Society.

Taxonomy & nomenclature

Megaptera novaeangliae information from ITIS
The Integrated Taxonomic Information System ITIS provides authoritative taxonomic information on Megaptera novaeangliae, as well as other plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.

Federal endangered/threatened status

Megaptera novaeangliae species profile from USFWS
A species profile for Megaptera novaeangliae is provided by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, including links to information regarding the federal endangered/threatened status of this species.


Mammals in Hawaii, second edition
Tomich, P. Quentin. 1986. Mammals in Hawaii, second edition. Bernice P. Bishop Museum Special Publication 76. Honolulu: Bishop Museum Press. 375 pp. ISBN: 0-93087-10-2.

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