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Related to Delphinapterus: Monodontidae, Beluga Whale
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Noun1.Delphinapterus - white whaleDelphinapterus - white whale        
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
Delphinapterus leucas, white whale, beluga - small northern whale that is white when adult
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Beluga, Delphinapterus leucas, ethogram: A tool for Cook Inlet beluga conservation?
2006 [26], "arctic zooplanktons contain between 1 to 10 ug/kg wet weight while top predators like beluga whale (toothed whale, Delphinapterus leucas), polar bears (Ursus maritimus) and ringed seals (Phoca hispida) may contain (greater then)10,000 ug/kg in their livers".
As a result, the carcasses of walrus Odobenus rosmarus divergens, beluga Delphinapterus leucas, harbor seal, spotted seal Phoca largha, sea otter and other marine animals regularly occur along the coastline.
Phylogeography, population structure & dispersal patterns of the beluga whale Delphinapterus leucas in the western Nearctic revealed by mitochondrial DNA.
I'll soon be back in Old Blighty, and I'll be standing outside your supermarket with an earnest expression and a collecting tin any day now, trying to enlist your support to help me save 50 billion plankton a day from disappearing into the cruel jaws of Delphinapterus leucas.
Blanca como el paisaje polar, su nombre deriva precisamente de tal vocablo en ruso, belukha (por eso a la hueva de esturion blanco se le llama "caviar beluga"), con el cual los marineros del zar la bautizaron a mediados del siglo pasado; y su denominacion cientifica tiene un significado parecido en latin: Delphinapterus leucas o "delfin blanco sin espina dorsal".
Polar bears, Ursus maritimus, feeding on Beluga whales, Delphinapterus leucas.
COSEWIC assessment and update status report on the beluga whale Delphinapterus leucas in Canada.
In "The Status of Beluga Whales, Delphinapterus leucas, in Cook Inlet, Alaska, and Surrounding Waters: Part I (Shelden and Hobbs, 2015), seven papers were published in the first of two volumes dedicated to beluga whale research in Alaska, with a focus on the endangered Cook Inlet population.
Gray whale barnacles Cryptolepas rhachianecti infest white whales, Delphinapterus leucas, housed in San Diego Bay.