Megaptera novaeangliae

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Related to Megaptera novaeangliae: Grampus griseus, Physeter macrocephalus
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Noun1.Megaptera novaeangliae - large whalebone whale with long flippers noted for arching or humping its back as it divesMegaptera novaeangliae - large whalebone whale with long flippers noted for arching or humping its back as it dives
baleen whale, whalebone whale - whale with plates of whalebone along the upper jaw for filtering plankton from the water
genus Megaptera, Megaptera - humpback whales
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Whale species Number of whales (all studied area) Fin Balaenoptera physalus 168 (43%) Unidentified whale 127 (32%) Humpback Megaptera novaeangliae 83 (21%) Southern Right Eubalaena australis 16 (4%) Whale species Number of whales (Protected Marine Area) Fin Balaenoptera physalus 41 (24%) Unidentified whale 29 (23%) Humpback Megaptera novaeangliae 48 (58%) Southern Right Eubalaena australis 1 (6%) Whale species Cetacean encounter) rate (all studied area Fin Balaenoptera physalus 0.
Grampus griseus 1 (25) -- Globicephala macrorhynchus 3 (25) 1 (b) Pseudorca crassidens (d) -- -- Unidentified dolphin 20 (197) 180 Megaptera novaeangliae 9 (12) -- Balaenoptera 1 (1) -- acutorostrata (f) Unidentified whale 4 (7) -- Total Cetaceans 51 (415) 181 Species Matched Visual/ Acoustic Detections Tursiops truncatus 2 (19) Stenella attenuata 8 (200) Stenella longirostris 3 (1 350) Delphinus delphis -- Delphinus sp.
Unidentified beaked whale Ziphiid whale Minke whale Balaenoptera acutorostrata Bryde's whale Balaenoptera edeni Sei whale Balaenoptera borealis Fin whale Balaenoptera physalus Blue whale Balaenoptera musculus Humpback whale Megaptera novaeangliae Sei or Bryde's whale Balaenoptera borealis/edeni Unidentified rorqual Balaenopterid whale Unidentified small dolphin Small delphinid Unidentified medium dolphin Medium delphinid Unidentified large dolphin Large delphinid Unidentified dolphin Delphinid Unidentified small whale Small whale or large dolphin Unidentified large whale Large baleen or sperm whale Unidentified whale Small or large whale Unidentified cetacean Cetacean Common name Stock name [N.
Results from studies in Glacier Bay, Alaska, show four documented incidents of humpback whales, Megaptera novaeangliae, being awakened by cruise ship wakes (Neilson et al.
Key words: Alaska, capture-recapture, Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, Humpback Whale, Icy Strait, Megaptera novaeangliae, population dynamics, robust design, survival rate, temporary emigration
Evidence for Acquisition of a Novel Feeding Behaviour: Lobtail Feeding in Humpback Whales, Megaptera novaeangliae.
Entre otras cosas informo que la ballena yubarta, o jorobada, debia su nombre cientifico de Megaptera novaeangliae, al sabio Fabricius, quien se lo habia dado en 1780.
Hierarchical structure of mitochondrial DNA gene flow among Humpback Whales Megaptera novaeangliae, worldwide.
The months from November to May are a critical season for the North Pacific population of Megaptera novaeangliae, the endangered humpback whale.
Diel changes in humpback whale Megaptera novaeangliae feeding behavior in response to sand lance Ammodytes spp.