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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 the 1980s, the realization that belugas needed help sparked a number of important conservation actions that benefited the St.
Navy Marine Mammal Program describe the case of a young beluga named NOC with a penchant for making vocalizations that sounded like speech.
Lawrence (Quebec, Canada) beluga whale (Delphinapterus leucas) population based on modelling.
Philopatry and site tenacity of belugas, Delphinapterus leucas, hunted by the Inuit at the Nastapoka estuary, eastern Hudson Bay.
The eels may be the reason the belugas are contaminated with Mirex, a now-banned organochlorine pesticide that was once used against fire ants.
We used the ethogram to describe the behavior of belugas in Eagle Bay and Eagle River and analyze the frequency of behaviors to corroborate the apparent relationship between tidal fluctuations and beluga movements and behaviors in the study site.
Two beluga whales were also sighted from South Shields pier on September 1, at around midday," a spokesman for the group said.
Until the last month, there have been only 17 sightings of belugas in all of Britain and Ireland - 10 of which were in the last 30 years.
Every year, from June until September, 59,000 beluga whales congregate in Canada's Hudson Bay to feed on capelin fish; the world's largest gathering of the whale species.
2006 status review and extinction assessment of Cook Inlet belugas (Delphinapterus leucas).
In Mid-2019 the first of the 5 new Belugas will enter in service.
Airbus to produce five new Beluga aircraft TO industrially accompany the A350 XWB ramp-up and other aircraft production rate increases, Airbus has launched the development and production of five new Belugas.
There are five Belugas which are operated by Airbus that eventually link these plants and take the various airplane sections to the final production or assembly line, either in Hamburg or Toulouse.
WHALE experts have blasted one of the world's biggest aquariums for plucking 18 belugas from the wild to put them on show.