Delphinapterus leucas

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Related to Delphinapterus leucas: Eschrichtius robustus, Beluga Whale
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Synonyms for Delphinapterus leucas

small northern whale that is white when adult

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Dive form and function in belugas Delphinapterus leucas of the eastern Canadian High Arctic.
Concentrations of mercury in liver of beluga whales (Delphinapterus leucas) from the Canadian Arctic from 1981 to 2002.
Trends in aerial counts of beluga or white whales (Delphinapterus leucas) in Bristol Bay, 1993-2005.
Group size and activity patterns of belugas (Delphinapterus leucas) and narwhals (Monodon monoceros) during spring migration in Lancaster Sound.
Mots cles : baleine boreale; Balaena mysticetus; beluga; Delphinapterus leucas; Arctique; mer de Beaufort; habitat; leve aerien; alimentation
Genome sequence of an alphaherpesvirus from a beluga whale (Delphinapterus leucas)
Immune functions in beluga whales (Delphinapterus leucas): evaluation of natural killer cell activity.
In the case of belugas or white whales (Delphinapterus leucas), the teeth of older individuals show considerable wear and may be almost completely shed.
Beluga whales (Delphinapterus leucas) are relatively small odontocete cetaceans; standard lengths of newborn calves are about 160 cm and adults range from 300 to 450 cm (Doidge, 1990).
Sequence variation at the major histocompatibility complex locus DQB in beluga whales (Delphinapterus leucas).
Recently we completed the sequences from beluga whale (Delphinapterus leucas) (H form only), cuttlefish (Sepia officinalus), and horseshoe crab (Limulus polyphemus).
For example, National Marine Fisheries Service scientists are presently using both nuclear and mitochondrial DNA to examine population structure in white whales (Delphinapterus leucas), harbor seals (Phoca vitulina), spinner dolphins, and other species.
Our study region has four main marine mammal species that are vocally active underwater: bowhead whales (Balaena mysticetus), beluga whales (Delphinapterus leucas), bearded seals (Erignathus barbatus), and ringed seals (Pusa hispida).