common minke whale


Examples of common minke whale in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The humpback whale is approximately four times larger than the closely related common minke whale, and the orca whale can be 20 times larger than the closely related bottlenose dolphin. Athena Aktipis, Scientific American, 1 Jan. 2021 That breaks down to 150 bryde's whales, 52 common minke whales and 25 sei whales. Ivan Watson, CNN, 2 July 2019

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First Known Use

2002, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of common minke whale was in 2002

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“Common minke whale.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Sep. 2023.

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