Eschrichtius robustus


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Related to Eschrichtius robustus: Megaptera novaeangliae, Kogia breviceps, gray whales
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Noun1.Eschrichtius robustus - medium-sized greyish-black whale of the northern PacificEschrichtius robustus - medium-sized greyish-black whale of the northern Pacific
baleen whale, whalebone whale - whale with plates of whalebone along the upper jaw for filtering plankton from the water
Eschrichtius, genus Eschrichtius - type and sole genus of the Eschrichtiidae
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To better understand the biology of the gray whale Eschrichtius robustus (Lilljeborg, 1861), we sequenced the genome and produced an assembly that contains ~95% of the genes known to be highly conserved among eukaryotes.
Population assessment of the gray whale, Eschrichtius robustus, from California shore censuses, 1967-80.
Gray whale, Eschrichtius robustus, migratory distribution encompasses coastal waters in the eastern North Pacific Ocean from the Chukchi Sea in the north (Rugh and Fraker, 1981; Miller et al.
Along the Californian coast, transient killer whale sightings show a bimodal pattern that coincides with seasonal concentrations of prey; increasing in spring during the northbound migration of gray whale Eschrichtius robustus cow-calf pairs and again in the fall during an increased abundance of pinnipeds (Nancy Black, pers.
Weighing up to 45 tons and stretching up to 45 feet in length, the mighty mammals, known as Eschrichtius robustus, are the world's most elite migrant mammal.
One noteworthy result of this study is the first documentation of coyote consumption of the gray whale Eschrichtius robustus.
La LGN cuenta con marismas naturales productoras de sal, consideradas las mas grandes del mundo (Ortiz, 2000), por lo que su interes economico por la produccion de este mineral ha sido relevante desde mediados del siglo pasado; y basicamente la economia de los pobladores gira de esta actividad, y en menor proporcion alrededor de otras actividades productivas asociadas a la LGN como es la pesca artesanal, principalmente de escama y moluscos bivalvos; la acuicultura (cultivos de ostion) y actividades de turismo alternativo, como las relativas al avistamiento de ballena gris Eschrichtius robustus que utiliza esta laguna como una de sus zonas de reproduccion y crianza (Schwoerer, 2007).
From 1967 to 2007, 25 censuses of southbound migrating gray whales, Eschrichtius robustus, were conducted in winter (primarily mid-December to mid-February) at shore-based stations just south of Carmel, Calif.
Although less frequently, carcasses of gray whale Eschrichtius robustus and other large cetaceans also periodically wash ashore.