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megaptera novaeangliaeMegaptera novaeangliae
(Humpback whale)

Scientific name: Megaptera novaeangliae (Borowski, 1781)
Popular names: Humpback whale
Danish name: Pukkelhval

Family: Balaenopteridae (Rorquals)

Distribution: Circumglobal

Adult size: 12 - 16 metres / ~ 36 tonnes
Calve size: ~ 6 metres / ~ 1.800 kg

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