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Based on what she has observed in dissections of rorquals, Reidenberg says, the rigid and floppy cartilage flaps at the top of the larynx wouldn’t fit together to make a particularly good seal in whales.Baleen whales have an ‘oral plug’ to help them guzzle down food without choking|Kate Baggaley|January 24, 2022|Popular-Science
Rorquals use a highly unusual strategy known as lunge feeding to capture krill, fish, and squid.Baleen whales have an ‘oral plug’ to help them guzzle down food without choking|Kate Baggaley|January 24, 2022|Popular-Science
The only other rorqual to do so—the blue whale—raises the flukes slightly or not at all.Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises of the Western North Atlantic|Stephen Leatherwood
He came out to meet me upon the back of a mighty 'rorqual,' and a body-guard of four hundred picked narwhals swam before him.Tales of the Chesapeake|George Alfred Townsend
There is another kind of whale, called the lesser rorqual, which only grows to the length of about twenty-five or thirty feet.
The rorqual feeds partly upon the small creatures which it captures by means of its whalebone strainer, and partly upon fishes.
That of the extinct Halitherium recalls the pelvis of the Rorqual.The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia|Frank Evers Beddard