Delphinapterus leucas


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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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Winter sighting of beluga whales Delphinapterus leucas in Yakutat-Disenchantment Bay, Alaska.
Dive form and function in belugas Delphinapterus leucas of the eastern Canadian High Arctic.
Phylogeography, population structure and dispersal patterns of the beluga whale, Delphinapterus leucas, in the western neoarctic revealed by mitochondrial DNA.
Belugas, Delphinapterus leucas, distribution and survey effort in the Gulf of Alaska.
Worldwide distribution and migration patterns of the white whale (beluga), Delphinapterus leucas.
The estuarine habitat of the beluga or white whale, Delphinapterus leucas.
Belugas, Delphinapterus leucas, are widely distributed across Arctic and subarctic waters of the northern hemisphere (Gurevich, 1980), with five stocks recognized in coastal areas of Alaska (Frost and Lowry, 1990; O'Corry-Crowe et al.
It has been 15 years since publication of the special issue on beluga whales, Delphinapterus leucas, in the Marine Fisheries Review 62(3), featuring the depleted Cook Inlet, Alaska, population.
Two marine mammal species that live there year-round are the beluga whale, Delphinapterus leucas, and the harbor porpoise, Phocoena phocoena.
Gray whale barnacles Cryptolepas rhachianecti infest white whales, Delphinapterus leucas, housed in San Diego Bay.