Category Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Cetacea
Suborder Mysticeti
Family Balanidae (Right Whales)
Genus species
  • *Eubalaena glacialis (Northern Right Whale)
  • Eubalaena australis (Southern Right Whale)
  • Eubalaena japonica (Northern Pacific Right Whale)
  • Balaena mysticetus (Bowhead Whale)
Family Balaenopteridae (Additional Baleen Whales)
Genus species
  • *Balaenoptera acutorostrata (Minke Whale)
  • *Balaenoptera borealis (Sei Whale)
  • Balaenoptera edeni (Bryde's Whale)
  • *Balaenoptera musculus (Blue Whale)
  • *Balaenoptera physalus (Fin Whale)
  • *Megaptera novaengliae (Humpback Whale)
Family Neobalaenidae (Pygmy Right Whale)
Genus species Caperea marginata 
Family Physeteridae (Sperm Whale)
Genus species Physeter macrocephalus
Family Eschrichtiidae (Gray Whale)
Genus species Eschrichtius robustus

* Cetaceans in the Gulf of Maine.