Delphinapterus leucas


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Related to Delphinapterus leucas: Eschrichtius robustus, Beluga Whale
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Noun1.Delphinapterus leucas - small northern whale that is white when adultDelphinapterus leucas - small northern whale that is white when adult
dolphin - any of various small toothed whales with a beaklike snout; larger than porpoises
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Diving behaviour of belugas (Delphinapterus leucas) in the shallow waters of Western Hudson Bay.
Large mammals such as beluga (Delphinapterus leucas) were well suited for a recall survey of this nature since, because of their size and their food contribution, a hunter was less likely to make an error when reporting a kill of 0 to 3 animals than when estimating, for example, how many herring were caught over an entire month (1000s).
At least five stocks of beluga whales, Delphinapterus leucas, occur in the waters of Alaska (Fig.
Moreover, Christopher Malcolm and Heather Penner's study of the social and ecological aspects of beluga whale (Delphinapterus leucas) watching in Churchill, Manitoba, presented in chapter four, illustrates the value of using a range of methods within a single project to advance management, industry, and research considerations.
Monitoring beluga whale (Delphinapterus leucas) distribution and movements in Turnagain Arm along the Seward Highway.
Beluga (Delphinapterus leucas) and bowhead (Balaena mysticetus) whales are two of the Arctic marine mammals that are often reported along ice edges and in polynyas (Fay, 1974; Carroll and Smithhisler, 1980; Stirling, 1980; Reeves et al., 1983; Carroll et al., 1987; Crawford and Jorgenson, 1990; Cosens and Dueck, 1991; Richard et al., 1998; Stewart, 2001; Harwood and Smith, 2002).
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.
Catalytic and immunochemical characterization of hepatic microsomal cytochromes P450 in beluga whale (Delphinapterus leucas).
Poor word-order.--Consider the title: "Unusual mortality in the depleted Cook Inlet beluga (Delphinapterus leucas) population" published in Northwestern Naturalist.