From:South Georgia Museum
Name/TitleBlock of baleen plates
Specimen CategoryMinke whale
About this objectBlock of baleen plates from a Minke whale. This example is from a young whale. It shows how the hairy fringes of the plates form a filter for straining plankton.
MeasurementsH. 130mm x W. 195mm x Depth 30mm
Object TypeNatural History
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