By Friday, a crew of about 10 volunteers had removed most of the blubber
, which was the relatively easy part of the job, Stevenson said.
To examine variability of blubber
thickness in belugas, I measured blubber
depths along five half-girth widths and from 15 other body locations selected on the basis of previously published blubber
thickness measurements from belugas in Hudson Bay and the body locations where emaciated harbour porpoises (.
They would then tow it back to the ship, which could take hours or even days, and gradually they would remove the baleen and strip off the blubber
Form a Hypothesis: Which material will keep a hand warmer in icy water: blubber
Also, the biopsies were limited to the outer blubber
layer, which is less metabolically active than deeper tissue.
The mountain of meat in Husavik cannot be consumed by the small amount of people living on Sanvoy and we have documented that the meat and blubber
are being sold in open and black markets, which fact to date has been denied.
In my four years as a graduate student, I've established that a new class of natural compounds is widespread in the blubber
and livers of marine mammals in the North Atlantic.
Just underneath the whale's skin is a thick layer of blubber
Like their ancestors, many Yupik still celebrate special occasions with a traditional meal of whale blubber
and dried seal.
She visited the eerie and affecting "living museums" dotting the ice near McMurdo: prefab shacks assembled by early explorers over 100 years ago and abandoned in a moment--food on the stove, seal blubber
hanging on a nail by the door--when rescue ships arrived.
Unfortunately, the camera was a little too close to the carcass and the view was obscured by pieces of blubber
Right whales were given their name because they were the "right" whales to hunt, due to their habits: they stay near the coast, they are slow moving, and they don't sink when killed because of their large amount of blubber
Students at Huffman Elementary in Piano, Texas, recently learned first-hand about the insulating properties of blubber
by donning Crisco-filled plastic bags and rooting around in tubs of ice water, the Dallas Morning News reports.
Firstly, the product's most fervent celebrity endorser turns out to be John McCririck (see left) - not so much a human being as a pile of ghostly white blubber
rolled across a barber's floor and through an Argos jewellery warehouse.
It seems that after finding a dead adult beluga on the shore, they harvested the skin and pink blubber
in its tail, refrigerated it, and later ate it raw.