Sei whales are mammals and therefore vertebrates. Their skin feels like a
wet rubber tube. The skin is uncovered and they rely on a layer of blubber
under the skin to stay warm. they do have a few hairs on the tip of the chin
and near the blowhole.
They breathe like you do through a nose. The nose of all whales (blowhole)
has simply moved to the top of the head.
Whalenet is the place to find what you need. Please use the search function
and look for baleen whales. any of the characteristics described under the
term balaenopterids will help describe the general structures of a sei
You can do a good report with that information.
Feel free to ask more if you run into trouble.
Dr. T Ford
From: Angel Tejera
Date: Fri, 11 Mar 2005 10:22:31 -0600
To: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
Subject: Information on Sei Whales
Hello My name is Candice. I'm in the sixth grade and I'm doing a project on
Sei Whales. I have some
questions about them .Is it a Vertebrate/Invertebrate? What is their skin
like/ covered in, how do they breath.
These are just some of the questions i have to find out, and have exhausted
my search over the Internet and the only thing i found was your site. If you
could please help me and give me some references on where to look and what
to look for i would be very grateful.
Thank you Candice in PA.
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