Asked in Baleen Whales
What size is the baleen whale?
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Asked in Humpback Whales, Baleen Whales
Is a humpback whale and a baleen whale the same thing?
Asked in Humpback Whales
Is the humpback whale a baleen whale or a toothed whale?
Asked in Whales, Baleen Whales
Are Baleen whales and Blue whales the same?
Asked in Bowhead Whales
Is a bow head whale baleen or toothed?
The Bowhead Whale is a baleen whale. A quick way to tell is to check the scientific name, Balaena mysticetus. Balaena indicates that it is considered a baleen whale. Baleen whales have a number of identifying characteristics but the key is baleen plates instead of teeth. Bowheads use their baleen to filter their food.