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synonyms for baleen

  • mammal
  • porpoise
  • beluga
  • cetacean
  • finback
  • grampus
  • narwhal
  • orca
  • rorqual
  • whopper
  • ceta
  • cete
  • orc
  • sei
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How to use baleen in a sentence

By way of comparison, previous estimates had found that all baleen whales off the Pacific coast of North America ate 2 million metric tons of seafood every year.
BIOLOGISTS VASTLY UNDERESTIMATED HOW MUCH WHALES EAT AND POOPPHILIP KIEFERNOVEMBER 3, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Savoca and his colleagues “measured all the things you need to measure to get an accurate estimate of consumption,” for baleen whales, she says.
BALEEN WHALES EAT (AND POOP) A LOT MORE THAN WE REALIZEDJONATHAN LAMBERTNOVEMBER 3, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Songs resonated with people as something that individuals did, and was not just some feature of a species like their baleen or the shape of their flippers.
THE MAN WHO SEDUCED THE WORLD WITH WHALE SONGS - ISSUE 105: WHALE SONGSSTUART FIRESTEINSEPTEMBER 8, 2021NAUTILUS
That baleen is made of keratin — the same stuff as hair — and lets the whale filter krill and other small invertebrates from the water to eat.
LET’S LEARN ABOUT WHALES AND DOLPHINSSARAH ZIELINSKIJUNE 22, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Earlier sea ice melting and warmer surface water means more krill and other food for these baleen feeders.
IN THE PAST 15 YEARS, CLIMATE CHANGE HAS TRANSFORMED THE ARCTICCURTIS SEGARRADECEMBER 9, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
The ulna and radius in the rorquals are also comparatively longer than in the baleen whales.
NATURAL HISTORY OF THE MAMMALIA OF INDIA AND CEYLONROBERT A. STERNDALE
In this respect it differs much from the baleen whales, which have a narrow gullet.
NATURAL HISTORY OF THE MAMMALIA OF INDIA AND CEYLONROBERT A. STERNDALE
The baleen is then cut out, and the carcase abandoned to the sharks, killer whales, and sea birds.
NATURAL HISTORY OF THE MAMMALIA OF INDIA AND CEYLONROBERT A. STERNDALE
Many of them grow to enormous size, far exceeding any of the baleen whales.
NATURAL HISTORY OF THE MAMMALIA OF INDIA AND CEYLONROBERT A. STERNDALE
So, also, the baleen of the whale and the teeth of the land mammalia are different organs.
VESTIGES OF THE NATURAL HISTORY OF CREATIONROBERT CHAMBERS
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WORDS RELATED TO BALEEN

  • baleen
  • beluga
  • ceta
  • cetacean
  • cete
  • finback
  • grampus
  • mammal
  • narwhal
  • orc
  • orca
  • porpoise
  • rorqual
  • sei
  • whopper
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.