Species Detail - Blue Whale (Balaenoptera musculus) - Species information displayed is based on all datasets.

Terrestrial Map - 10km

Distribution of the number of records recorded within each 10km grid square (ITM).
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Marine Map - 50km

Distribution of the number of records recorded within each 50km grid square (WGS84).
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Balaenoptera musculus
Blue Whale
Sibbald's Rorqual, Sulphurbottom
Protected Species: EU Habitats Directive || Protected Species: EU Habitats Directive >> Annex IV || Protected Species: Wildlife Acts || Threatened Species: OSPAR Convention
bamus
(Linnaeus, 1758)
marine mammal
Species
25
7
12
01/01/1767
02/10/2013
1 January (recorded in 1767)
18 December (recorded in 1957)
National Biodiversity Data Centre, Ireland, Blue Whale (Balaenoptera musculus), accessed 27 May 2018, <https://maps.biodiversityireland.ie/Species/134656>

Records per month (across all datasets)

Records per year (across all datasets)