Eschrichtius robustus

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Related to Eschrichtius robustus: Megaptera novaeangliae, Kogia breviceps, gray whales
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Synonyms for Eschrichtius robustus

medium-sized greyish-black whale of the northern Pacific

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The gray whale Eschrichtius robustus (Lilljeborg, 1861) was once common in both the North Pacific and the North Atlantic Ocean but disappeared from the Atlantic by the early 1700s because of overhunting (Mead and Mitchell, 1984).
1]) Eschrichtius robustus 3,62 0,02 Zalophus californianus 0,625 0,16 Tursiops truncates-- 0,004 0,16 Delphinus spp.
Commercial whaling, especially for gray whales, Eschrichtius robustus, and humpback whales, Megaptera novaeangliae, at California and Baja California shore stations in the 19th century (1854-1899)," by Randall R.
Key words: gray whale, Eschrichtius robustus, acoustics, Barrow
COSEWIC (2004) Assessment and update status Report on the Gray Whale Eschrichtius robustus (Eastern North Pacific Population) in Canada.
A 100 unicamente llegaron tambien a quedar reducidas las ballenas grises, Eschrichtius robustus, que durante el otono y el invierno se congregan en las antes desoladas lagunas y bahias del noroeste de Mexico para aparearse y dar a luz.
47 in the Appendix of Reeves and Smith, 2006) was described as "American-style shore" whaling on the west coast of the United States that began in 1854 and targeted primarily gray whales, Eschrichtius robustus, and humpback whales, Megaptera novae-angliae.
McCosker (1985) observed a single white shark feeding on the carcass of a grey whale, Eschrichtius robustus, and saw no other shark species nearby.
In a broad analysis of global whaling, Reeves and Smith (2006) identified no fewer than 22 different whaling "operations" that targeted gray whales, Eschrichtius robustus, in the North Pacific Ocean, ranging from aboriginal hunts that began many hundreds or even thousands of years ago, to the more recent factory ship activities using modern searching, killing, and processing methods.