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The North Cape Whale

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THE North Cape or Biscay whale belongs to the group of true Balœnœ, or smooth whales, i.e. those whales which have no fin on the back or furrows along the throat, as is the case with the so-called fin-whale group. It has most in common with the South Sea whale (Balæna australis). Its systematic name is Balœna biscayensis (Eschricht).

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