How amny whales are there? Dep[ends on what you mean by "whale". Whale
can mean two things: the big animal, or "cetacean", which is the group
that includes all the whales, dophins and porpoises. There are around 80
different kinds of cetaceans, but only about 13 or 14 of these are big
whales. these are:
pygmy right whale
Smallest is the pygmy right whale (less than 30 feet), biggest is the blue
whale (more than 100 feet and around 150-200 tons in the biggest cases).
-- Phillip J. Clapham, Ph.D. Large Whale Biology Program Northeast Fisheries Science Center 166 Water Street Woods Hole, MA 02543
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> How many kinds oof whales are there and whats there names ane how > long do they get?
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