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Eubalaena japonica Gray 1846 (right whale)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Balaenidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 128802

Alternative combinations: Balaena japonica, Eubalaena glacialis japonica

Synonym: Balaena cullamach Chamisso 1868 (taxon 131374)

Full reference: J. E. Gray. 1846. On the cetaceous animals. The zoology of the voyage of H. M. S. Erebus and Terror, under the command of Capt. Sir J. C. Ross, R. N., F. R. S., during the years 1839 to 1843 1 & 2:1-53

Belongs to Eubalaena according to C.-H. Tsai et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Eubalaena australis, Eubalaena glacialis, Eubalaena ianitrix, Eubalaena shinshuensis

Ecology: aquatic suspension feeder