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  • "The Fin-Fish, or northern Rorqual...attains a greater length than the sleek-backed or Greenland whale, but does not equal it in bulk, having a more elongated form and a more tapering head." -- Dr. G. Hartwig, The Sea and its Living Wonders: A Popular Account of the Marvels of the Deep..., New Edition, London, Longmans, Green, & Co., p. 101.

    August 3, 2010