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Bowhead Whale (Balaena mysticetus) - Office of Protected Resources - NOAA Fisheries
(Balaena mysticetus) Bowhead Whales (Balaena mysticetus) Photo: Dave Rugh, NOAA Did You Know? Of all large whales, the bowhead whale is the most adapted to life in icy cold water. It has a layer of blubber up to 1.6 feet (50 cm) thick. The bowhead whale has a huge head that it uses to break through thick ice. Status ESA Endangered - throughout its range MMPA Depleted - throughout ...
Narwhal, Arctic adventure, narwhal & Bowhead whales!
Bowhead whales! Keith Jones, Adventures with Wild Animals Close animal encounters Rub noses with a gray whale, Pet a Giant Panda Bear, Snorkel with a shark! 10 Day itinerary for the Narwhal of Baffin ... boat to our base camp location at Koluctoo Bay. On the way well begin the Narwhal and Bowhead whale search while enjoying the passing arctic scenery. The odds are excellent we will sight several ...
IWMC.org - Eastern Canadian Bowhead Whale Legally Taken by Inuit
Eastern Canadian Bowhead Whale Legally Taken by Inuit Hunters SEARCH MAINPAGE SUSTAINABLE USE eNEWSLETTER MEDIA CENTER ELEPHANTS FISH MAMMALS REPTILES SEALS SEA TURTLES SHARKS WHALES Eastern Canadian Bowhead Whale Legally Taken by Inuit Hunters ABOUT IWMC CENSORED CONTACT IWMC EVENTS CALENDAR WEB LINKS IWMC wishes to sincerely congratulate the successful hunters of Pangnirtung, Baffin Island, ...
Bowhead Whale Bowhead Whale Balaena mysticetus Endangered This slow-moving whale, which grows up to 20 m in length, inhabits the Arctic Ocean and the sub-arctic waters of the north Atlantic and ... 's numbers became too low to be economically viable and the demand for whalebone ended. The bowhead has been protected by the International Whaling Commission since 1937. However, Native peoples are still ...
Bowhead Whale of White Lake
Champlain Sea. Bones of a large (averaging about 16 m long and weighing 50 metric tons in life) bowhead whale were found in beach deposits of the Champlain Sea near the town of White Lake, west of Ottawa, Ontario. This specimen is known as the White Lake Whale. A radiocarbon date on bone from the specimen suggests that this Arctic-adapted whale died and was washed ...
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STW - Bowhead Whale
WHALE Balaena mysticetus (Linnaeus 1758) DERIVATION: from the Latin balaena for whale. In its Arctic home, the bowhead whale holds its huge mouth open as it slowly swims through food-rich waters, ... Balloon Alert Letter Writing Campaign Your Senators and Representatives Children's Poetry Book Adopt A Whale Kit T-shirts, Sweatshirts & Tote Bags Stuffed Animals Books and CD's Puzzles & Games Notecards ...
Bowhead Whale (Balaena mysticetus)
Sea - Bowhead Whales 125-YEAR-OLD NEW BEDFORD BOMB FRAGMENT FOUND EMBEDDED IN ALASKAN BOWHEAD WHALE (EDITORIAL COMMENT: We already know that Bowheads can live for over 200 years. Is the death of this ancient whale worth the knowledge gained? What a tragic loss for the Bowhead Tribe!) Suggest other links | Homepage | SoundNet | Expedition | Youth | Whales | Shop | ...
SoundNet - Whale Watching 2001 - An IFAW Report
(South Africa and Namibia), Commerson's dolphin (mainly Argentina), northern bottlenose whale (mainly Nova Scotia), and the bowhead whale and narwhal (both in the Arctic). Photographic identification (individual photo-ID ... posting a 4.17% average annual growth rate between 1991 and 1998. The fastest growing whale watch country in the world between 1994 and 1998, in countries with more than 5 ...
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The Disappearance of the Northern Right Whale
The severely limited feeding option of the right whale is its fatal flaw - if plankton levels decline, this whale is in serious trouble. (Only the bowhead whale is built along the same lines as the ... miners of the danger... Living conditions in the ocean are all but impossible for the northern right whale today. I believe these whales are suffering badly from starvation, and have been doing so for a ...
Inuvialuit Bowhead Harvest
DFO on August 22, 1992. On September 4, 1991, the Inuvialuit successfully landed a 37 foot male bowhead at Shingle Point, off the coast of the Eastern Beufort Sea, hereby reviving this age old ... . It is the intent of the Inuvialuit to continue to pursue their right to harvest the bowhead whale. Such harvesting will always be within conservation limits and according to Government approved hunt plan. ...
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