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Synonyms for beluga

valuable source of caviar and isinglass

small northern whale that is white when adult

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Since April 2009, the Buccaneer Alaska team has been aware that NOAA planned to designate certain areas within the Cook Inlet as critical habitat for the beluga whale.
Key words: Arctic, beluga whale, CYP1A1, cytochrome P450 1A1, immunohistochemistry, St.
Beluga whale aerial surveys were flown in the vicinity of Norton Sound, Alaska (Fig.
As the off companies prepare for oil exploration in the formerly off-limits areas of the Arctic seas, Native villages, the North Slope Borough, the Alaska Eskimo Whaling Commission, Alaska Walrus Commission, and Alaska Beluga Whale Commission are stepping up efforts to protect Inupiat subsistence rights.
The Beluga whale interaction is one of a series of programmes SeaWorld offers to enable guests to get up close to the animals.
1999, cancer in beluga whales, J Cetacean Res Manag.
For instance, Beluga Soundwave (2007) is a 3-D translation in wood of a beluga whale song.
The Blue-throated Macaw, Beluga Whale, Boreal Owl, Mountain Yellow-legged Frog and Yosemite Toad are among the offerings, over 40 in all.
Living at the mouth of Alaska's Cook Inlet, Lord (a commentator for National Public Radio's Living on Earth) watched the native Beluga Whale population precipitously decline over the course of only a few years, prompting her to begin the investigations that resulted in this book.
Set up by the Centre for Biological Diversity, the site offers everything from the croak of a poison arrow dart frog to the howl of a Mexican grey wolf and the bellows of an Arctic beluga whale.
Get the word out with free ringtones that celebrate the croaks, chirps and songs of 40 rare and endangered animals including the Blue-throated Macaw, Beluga Whale, Boreal Owl, Mountain Yellow-legged Frog, and Yosemite Toad.
Researchers found that icebreaker noise, as well as naturally occurring sounds from cracking ice, masked the calls of a Beluga whale (Erbe and Farmer 2000).
THE beluga whale fixed me with its beady eye and casually blew a perfect ring of bubbles.
The statistics that inspired Pawel Wojtasik's twenty-two-minute video, The Aquarium, 2006, according to gallery literature, are so predictably depressing that they might seem to barely warrant repeating: The normal life span of a beluga whale in the wild is between twenty-five and thirty years while in captivity it is a mere seven; Rincon Beach, in Santa Barbara, is frequently closed due to elevated levels of bacteria from sewage and "urban runoff"; 65 percent of the coral reefs in the Gulf of Mexico have been destroyed.