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Balaenoptera omurai
Skull of Omura's whale
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Class: Mammalia
Subclass: Eutheria
Order: Cetacea
Suborder: Mysticeti
Family: Balaenoptiidae
Genus: Balaenoptera
Binomial name
Balaenoptera omurai
Wada et al., 2003

Balaenoptera omurai is a species of whale. Little is known about it. It is called the dwarf fin whale, the little fin whale, or Omura's whale. It gets up to 11. 5 meters (about 38 feet) long. It lives in the Indo-Pacific.

Balaenoptera omurai is one of the Bryde's whales, a group of closely related and similar whales.

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