Whale (inception Old English hwæl from Proto-Germanic *hwalaz) is the regular name for different marine warm blooded animals of the request Cetacea. The term whale frequently implies all cetaceans, however more regularly it prohibits dolphins and porpoises, which have a place with the suborder Odontoceti (toothed whales). This suborder additionally incorporates the sperm whale, executioner whale, pilot whale, and beluga whale. The other Cetacean suborder, Mysticeti (baleen whales), involves channel feeders that consume little creatures discovered via straining seawater through a comblike structure discovered in the mouth called baleen. This suborder incorporates the blue whale, the humpback whale, the bowhead whale and the minke whale. All cetaceans have forelimbs adjusted as blades, a tail with level flukes, and nasal openings (blowholes) on highest point of the head.
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