Balaena


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Related to Balaena: Balaena mysticetus, Balaenidae
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Noun1.Balaena - type genus of the Balaenidae: Greenland whalesBalaena - type genus of the Balaenidae: Greenland whales
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
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In his description of historical distributions of right whales and bowhead whales (Balaena mysticetus) in the Strait of Belle Isle in the 1600s, Laist reminds us that that period coincided with the Little Ice Age, when oceanographic conditions were no doubt very different from those of the recent past.
Bowhead whales, Balaena mysticetus, are distributed in seasonally ice covered waters of the Arctic and subarctic.
For example, the Least Shrew (Cryptotis parva) rarely lives longer 2 y (Mock 1982), whereas Bowhead Whales (Balaena mysticetus) have been estimated to live >200 y (George and others 1999).
Bioaccumulation of organochlorine contaminants in bowhead whales (Balaena mysticetus) from Barrow, Alaska.
In the rush by investors to achieve profits already reaching 20 per cent annually, 46 such submissions were received between 6 December 1902 and 27 November 1903, including for renewal of the annual $1,500 licence fee imposed by the 1902 Act on 10 stations previously approved (Aquaforte, Balaena, Cape Broyle, Cape Charles, L'Anse-au-Loup, Little St.
El patron corporal de los balenidos actuales, especialmente su anatomia esqueletaria, es muy conservador y solo se reconocen 4 especies distribuidas en 2 generos: Balaena (B.
The bowhead whale (Balaena mysticetus) has not only been estimated to live over 200 years, making it the longest-lived mammal, but clearly these animals remain disease-free until much more advanced ages than humans can.
The smallest values of [C.sub.E] are associated with nonstreamlined animals (e.g., ocean sunfish Mola mola, yellow boxfish Ostracion tuberculatus, bowhead whale Balaena mysticetus, or sperm whale Physeter catodon) and submarines.
novaeangliae), la ballena gris, la orea (Orcinus orea) y la ballena boreal (Balaena mysticetus) pudieran ser beneficiadas por la perdida neta de hielo ya que tendrian mayor y mas facil acceso a nuevas areas de alimentacion que sustituyeran zonas cubiertas de hielo (Moore y Huntington, 2008).