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Revised data on the subsistence harvest of bowhead whales (Balaena mysticetus) by Alaskan Eskimos, 1973-1993.
The scientists also published findings after doing research on the bowhead whales.
Seismic operations have variable effects on dive-cycle behavior of bowhead whales in the Beaufort Sea.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Scientists have published the first range-wide genetic analysis of the bowhead whale using hundreds of samples from both modern populations and archaeological sites used by indigenous Arctic hunters thousands of years ago.
Functional morphology of the mouth of the bowhead whale and its implications for conservation.
But research shows that the Northwest Passage has opened up for bowhead whales.
But in the seas they have managed to remain sufficiently elusive, for there to be some arctic bowhead whales which are reckoned to be 200 years old.
Many environmentalists are concerned industrial drilling operations could threaten or harass the region's wildlife, including bowhead whales.
For instance, populations of bowhead whales have increased by about 3 per cent per year for 30 years.
An area of haunting beauty and ecological fragility, and home to bowhead whales, narwhals, belugas, walruses, seals and literally millions of seabirds, this is where an oil spill would have catastrophic impacts.
The researchers reject the idea that female bears are lured to land to feed on scraps from the increasing number of bowhead whales killed by hunters.
Alaskan natives and the native people of Chukotka in Russia will be allowed to hunt, between them, a total of 280 bowhead whales from 2008 to 2012, according to the open-door meeting on the second day of the four-day IWC gathering in Anchorage.
For survival, they hunt--while following strict government hunting guidelines--for walruses, seals, bowhead whales, and other animals.
You'll also learn about penguins and bowhead whales and even the amazing wood frog, which doesn't hibernate when it gets cold--it just freezes.