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In a press statement issued in 2008, they wrote: "The latest analyses show that the mercury concentration of pilot whale remains high, with an average of about 2 micrograms per gram.
During the grindadrap, hundreds of pilot whales are rounded into a bay with a semicircle of boats, forcing the animals to shallow water where they become stranded.
This epidemiologic point is reinforced by a new die-off event of striped dolphins in Mediterranean waters associated temporally and spatially with the pilot whale deaths caused by a DMV reported here.
Pilot whale interactions were concentrated in the MAB fishing area between North Carolina and New Jersey, whereas Risso's dolphin interactions primarily occurred in the NEC region (Fig.
We deemed the human dietary intake of 12 g/person/day of pilot whale meat, as observed in the 1980s (Vestergaard and Zachariassen 1987), to be the representative intake for the general population, because availability based on supply was 14.
Unfortunately, three of the five survivors died, but two remaining whales - a young, female pilot whale named "Fredi" and an older female nicknamed "300" - were transported to SeaWorld Orlando's Cetacean Rehabilitation Facility where they continue to receive hands-on care.
We report a case of lethal morbilliviral infection in a long-finned pilot whale (G.
One of those species, the pilot whale - which runs to about 7 meters in length and has a somewhat bulbous head - has been particularly intriguing to McSweeney.
TBS Superstation's original series WORST-CASE SCENARIO (TV-PG) covers a woman attacked by a pilot whale and surviving a scuba tank rupture on Wednesday, January 15, 12 a.
One pilot whale stranded in Duxbury on Monday followed by another pilot whale in Truro on Tuesday.
The pilot whale has been spotted just a couple of hundred yards out to sea between the mouth of the River Wansbeck and Blyth Harbour six times in the last three weeks.
In Taiji, the meat from a pilot whale sells for the yen equivalent of $12,000.