Subject: Rightwhale dive time

Mike Williamson (pita@www1.wheelock.edu)
Thu, 1 Oct 1998 08:46:43 -0400 (EDT)

Dear Squashkid2
     A Right whale can stay down underwater a maximum of 30-35 minutes.
As a baleen whale....it has no teeth.  It is a filter feeding and has
one of the longest baleen of all the baleen whales.  It's baleen measures
about 8-9 feet for a mature adult.

Thanks for the questions.

Frederick Wenzel
Research Adminsitrator for WhaleNet

 
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> Date: Tue, 29 Sep 1998 07:25:32 EDT
> From: Squashkid2@aol.com
> To: education@savethemanatee.org, pita@whale.wheelock.edu,
>     kburnett@whale.wheelock.edu
> Subject: rightwhale
> 
> how long can a right whale go without breathing? Also how many teeth does the
> right whale have?
> 
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