Balaena mysticetus


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Noun1.Balaena mysticetus - large-mouthed Arctic whaleBalaena mysticetus - large-mouthed Arctic whale    
baleen whale, whalebone whale - whale with plates of whalebone along the upper jaw for filtering plankton from the water
Balaena, genus Balaena - type genus of the Balaenidae: Greenland whales
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Report of the spring 1993 census of bowhead whales, Balaena mysticetus, off Point Barrow, Alaska, with observations on the 1993 subsistence hunt of bowhead whales by Alaska Eskimos.
Productivity and behavior of bowheads, Balaena mysticetus, and white whale, Delphinapterus leucas, as determined from remote sensing.
and Randall Reeves 1982 "Factors affecting abundance of bowhead whales Balaena mysticetus in the Eastern Arctic of North America, 1915-1980" Biological Conservation 22:59-78.
The sounds of the bowhead whale, Balaena mysticetus, during the spring migrations of 1979 and 1980.
1997) estudiaron ejemplares de Balaena mysticetus y son concordantes con la disposicion de las caras en Pontoporia blainvillei, sin embargo estos autores utilizaron, ademas, los nombres de caras diafragmatica y esternocostal para las caras atrial y auricular.
In addition, the response of bowhead whales, Balaena mysticetus, and possibly other cetaceans to these anthropogenic disturbances varies with behavioral activity (Beale and Monaghan, 2004; Ellison et al.
Two other species that suffered significant impacts from the Soviet catches in the North Pacific were the right whale, Eubalaena japonica, and the bowhead whale, Balaena mysticetus, both of which had already been overexploited by historical (sail-based) whaling beginning in the mid-1800's (Clapham et al.