Southern right whale


Southern right whale

Eubalaena australis

family: Balaenidae

length: female 14 m (45 ft); male 13.7 m (441⁄2 ft)

weight: female 23 tonnes, male 22 tonnes

Status: approximately 7,000, increasing; iucn: Lower Risk—conservation dependent    cites: Appendix I

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