Subject: blue whale

Peter Scheifele (
Mon, 26 Jan 1998 16:29:47 -0500

Dear MDelve5583-

        The blue whale at birth is approximately 21 feet long and about 50
(kgX10^3) in weight.  At maturity the wieght will increase to some 118
(kgX10^3) and the length to as much as 72 feet.

At 08:49 AM 1/23/98 EST, you wrote:
>How much does a blue whale weigh at birth and in adulthood?
Peter M. Scheifele
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University of Connecticut
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