minke whale

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Synonyms for minke whale

small finback of coastal waters of Atlantic and Pacific

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2013) reported Antarctic minke whale destinations through satellite tagging in the Antarctic Peninsula as well as one individual that passed some 200 km west of Easter Island and continued northwest.
To our knowledge, there are no records or descriptions of courtship and mating behavior for the Antarctic minke whale.
A mixed group of two Antarctic minke whales and thirty rough-toothed dolphins (with a single calf) was encountered in waters 4123 m deep and 460 km from the coast.
Acquirement of Oocyte-activating Factor in Antarctic Minke Whale (Balaenoptera bonaerensis) Spermatogenic Cells, Assessed by Meiosis Resumption of Microinseminated Mouse Oocytes.
Interspecies Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer for In Vitro Production of Antarctic Minke Whale (.
TOKYO - The population of Antarctic minke whales has not increased even after other larger whales in food competition were hunted, according to a recent study by U.
With larger species of whales including blue whales being intensely hunted in the late 20th century, Japan's Fisheries Agency and researchers have hypothesized that Antarctic minke whales may have increased as a result of lesser competition for krill that they feed on.
Japan is proposing that the whaling commission lift its ban on commercial harvests of Antarctic minke whales, arguing that the species is actually hampering the ability of other, bigger whales to mount a comeback, by eating too much krill.
A team in Germany have been using helicopters to monitor Antarctic minke whales but this wasn't appropriate for our survey due to its vast area,' said CSIRO Mathematics and Information Sciences Research Fellow Dr Natalie Kelly, who ran the operations in Antarctica.
The group said of the 505 Antarctic minke whales killed, 262 were pregnant females, while one of the three giant fin whales killed was also pregnant.
He and his colleagues analyzed the DNA of grocery meat from 179 Antarctic minke whales.
The hunt netted 103 Antarctic minke whales, the lowest since "research whaling" began in 1987, blamed on the actions of the Sea Shepherd conservation group.
A total of 103 Antarctic minke whales were hunted during the 48- day sail, compared with 266 of this kind in 2012, and no fin whale was caught, according to Japan's Kyodo News Agency, citing the Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi.
Japan is aiming to catch 935 Antarctic minke whales and up to 50 fin whales, the fisheries agency said earlier.
Washington, January 18 (ANI): A new genetic analysis of Antarctic minke whales has concluded that population of these smaller baleen whales have not increased as a result of the intensive hunting of other larger whales.
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