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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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The effect of sea-ice loss on Beluga Whales (Delphinapterus leucas) in West Greenland.
Key words: bowhead whale; Balaena mysticetus; beluga whale; Delphinapterus leucas; Arctic; Beaufort Sea; habitat; aerial survey; feeding
The Cook Inlet beluga whale, Delphinapterus leucas, is nonmigratory, residing year-round in a semi-enclosed tidal estuary in southcentral Alaska.
Hematology and serum chemistry value in the beluga (Delphinapterus leucas).
La beluga (Delphinapterus leucas), que migra a lo largo de las costas de Alaska en el verano, ahora llega cerca de Punta Lay (Alaska) casi dos semanas antes de lo que lo hacia en la decada de 1980 (Moore y Huntington, 2008).
According to Dehn et al., 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".
"Mercury Distribution in the Skin of Beluga (Delphinapterus Leucas) and Narwhal (Monodon monoceros) from the Canadian Arctic and Mercury Burdens and Excretion by Moulting." Science of the Total Environment 351/352 (2005): 333-43.
Bomb radiocarbon dating calculated beluga (Delphinapterus leucas) age estimates.
1998) and has been shown to identify a single band in beluga whale (Delphinapterus leucas) liver microsomes after Western blotting (White et al.