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Humpback Whale MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Humpback Whale
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.150.900.649.313.875.865.400
Unique ID
D050640
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D050640
Scope Note
The species Megaptera novaeangliae, in the family Balaenopteridae, characterized by its huge flippers and the arching of their back when diving. They are also known for their breaching and singing.
Entry Term(s)
Megaptera novaeangliae
Registry Number
txid9773
Previous Indexing
Whales (1978-2005)
Public MeSH Note
2006; see WHALES 1998-2005
History Note
2006; use WHALES 1998-2005
Date Established
2006/01/01
Date of Entry
2005/06/30
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Humpback Whale Preferred
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