Delphinapterus leucas


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Related to Delphinapterus leucas: Eschrichtius robustus, Beluga Whale

Delphinapterus leucas

a small 10 to 13 ft, 1000 to 1500 lb whale with a rounded head and no dorsal fin. A member of the family Monodontidae. Called also arctic dolphin, beluga whale, sea canary, white whale.
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Recent harvests of beluga whales, Delphinapterus leucas, in western and northern Alaska and their potential impact on provisional management stocks.
An index of the relative abundance of wintering belugas, Delphinapterus leucas, and narwhals, Monodon monoceros, off West Greenland.
Estimated abundance and trend in aerial counts of beluga whales, Delphinapterus leucas, in Cook Inlet, Alaska, 1994-2012.
Age- and stage-based analysis of the population dynamics of beluga whales, Delphinapterus leucas, with particular reference to the northern Quebec population.
Estimated abundance and trend in aerial counts of beluga whales Delphinapterus leucas, in Cook Inlet, Alaska, 1994-2012.
Beluga, Delphinapterus leucas, group sizes in Cook Inlet, Alaska, based on observer counts and aerial video.
Concentrations of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB's), chlorinated pesticides, and heavy metals and other elements in tissues of belugas, Delphinapterus leucas, from Cook Inlet, Alaska.
Philopatry and site tenacity of belugas, Delphinapterus leucas, hunted by the Inuit at the Nastapoka estuary, eastern Hudson Bay.
Behavior and distribution of Cook Inlet beluga whales, Delphinapterus leucas, before and during pile driving activity.
Key words: beluga whale, Delphinapterus leucas, Chukchi Sea, Beaufort Sea, dive behavior, Barrow Canyon