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Delphinapterus leucas (Pallas, 1776)

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Arctic Ocean, Hudson Bay
Preparation:
Skull
Partial Skeleton
Remarks:
Missing scapulae and flippers
Sex:
Male
Place:
Churchill River, Manitoba, Canada, North America, Arctic Ocean
Collection Date:
Jul 1975
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
27 Jan 2016
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Monodontidae
Published Name:
Delphinapterus leucas (Pallas, 1776)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
504339
See more items in:
Mammals
Vertebrate Zoology
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division

Delphinapterus leucas (Pallas, 1776)

Collector:
Sentiel A. Rommel
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Skull
Skeleton
Sex:
Male
Place:
Carrying Place Cove, 2 Or 3 Miles From Lubec Lighthouse., Washington, Maine, United States, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
1 Apr 1987
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
27 Jan 2016
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Monodontidae
Published Name:
Delphinapterus leucas (Pallas, 1776)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : SAR 87-2
Other Number : MME02244
USNM Number:
571021
See more items in:
Mammals
Vertebrate Zoology
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division

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Reproduction, growth and development in captive Beluga (Delphinapterus leucas)

Author:
Robeck, Todd R.
Monfort, Steven L.
Calle, Paul P.
Dunn, J. Lawrence
Jensen, Eric
Boehm, Jeffrey R.
Young, Skip
Clark, Steven T.
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
2005
Citation:
Zoo biology, 24: 29-49.
Topic:
Zoology
Animals
Veterinary medicine
Animal health
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries

Delphinapterus leucas Kellogg

Place:
England
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
21 Apr 2016
Skeletal Morphology:
Skull element, left periotic
Geological Age:
Cenozoic - Neogene - Miocene
Stratigraphy:
Red Crag Fm
Common name:
Beluga whale
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Monodontidae
Published Name:
Delphinapterus leucas Kellogg
USNM Number:
V15881
See more items in:
Paleogeneral
Mammals Marine
Mammalia Marine
Paleobiology
Data Source:
NMNH - Paleobiology Dept.

The white whale - Delphinapterus leucas (Pallas, 1776)

Author:
Brodie, P. F
Type:
Citations
Date:
1989
Topic:
White whale
Belukha
Beluga
Distribution
Systematics
Paleontology
Reproductions
Behavior
Feeding - Foraging
Morphology--External morphology
External morphology--External illustration
External illustration
Parasites
Pathology
Anatomy
Osteology
Coloration
Age
Biochemistry
Natural history
Growth, curve
Genetics
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Monodontidae--Delphinapterus--leucas
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography

Mandibular layering in Delphinapterus leucas and age determination

Author:
Brodie, P. F
Type:
Citations
Date:
1969
Topic:
White whale
Belukha
Beluga
Age
Osteology
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Monodontidae--Delphinapterus--leucas
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography

Underwater listening to the white porpoise (Delphinapterus leucas)

Author:
Schevill, W. E
Lawrence, B
Type:
Citations
Date:
1949
Topic:
White whale
Belukha
Beluga
Physiology
Acoustics
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Monodontidae--Delphinapterus--leucas
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography

Low-frequency underwater hearing sensitivity in belugas, Delphinapterus leucas

Author:
Awbrey, F. T
Thomas, J. A
Kastelein, R. A
Type:
Citations
Date:
1988
Notes:
NAMMA Newsletter, Issue 12, Summer/Fall 1989
Topic:
White whale
Belukha
Beluga
Behavior
Acoustics
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Monodontidae--Delphinapterus--leucas
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography

Deep diving in wild, free-ranging beluga whales, Delphinapterus leucas.

Author:
Martin, A. R
Smith, T.G
Type:
Citations
Date:
1992
Topic:
White whale
Belukha
Beluga
Physiology
Behavior
Locomotion
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Monodontidae--Delphinapterus--leucas
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography

A resident belukha whale (Delphinapterus leucas) in Long Island sound

Author:
Overstrom, N. A
Spotte, S
Dunn, J. L
Goren, A. D
Kaufman, H. W
Type:
Citations
Date:
1991
Topic:
White whale
Belukha
Beluga
Distribution
Sighting ?? Sighting forms
Behavior
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Monodontidae--Delphinapterus--leucas
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography

Seasonal epidermal moult in beluga whales, Delphinapterus leucas

Author:
St. Aubin, D. J
Smith, T.G
Geraci, G. R
Type:
Citations
Date:
1990
Notes:
from NAMMA newsletter summer 1990, vol. 6, no. 2
Topic:
White whale
Belukha
Beluga
Anatomy
Physiology
Histology
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Monodontidae--Delphinapterus--leucas
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography

Advance in research on the beluga whale, Delphinapterus leucas

Author:
Smith, T. G. (ed)
St. Aubin, D. J
Geraci, J. R
Type:
Citations
Date:
1990
Notes:
Contains chapters by: T. G. Smith, D. J. St. Aubin, J. R. Geraci, D. W. Lint, J. W. Clayton, W. R. Lillie, L. Postoma, P. R. Richard, J. R. Orr, D. G. Barber, K. J. Frost, L. F. Lowry, D. W. Doidge, L. M. J. Caron, G. J. D. Smith, K. J. Finley, G. W. Miller, R. A. Davis, C. R. Greene, C. W. Turl, P. F. Brodie.
Topic:
White whale
Belukha
Beluga
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Monodontidae--Delphinapterus--leucas
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography

Delphinapterus leucas (Pallas, 1776)

Collector:
S. Olson
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Arctic Ocean, Hudson Bay
Preparation:
Skull
Partial Skeleton
Remarks:
Vertebral column only
Sex:
Female
Place:
Churchill, Manitoba, Canada, North America, Arctic Ocean
Collection Date:
20 Aug 1972
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
8 Apr 2016
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Monodontidae
Published Name:
Delphinapterus leucas (Pallas, 1776)
Accession Number:
332874
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
504767
See more items in:
Mammals
Vertebrate Zoology
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division

Nasal pressure and sound production in an echolocating white whale, Delphinapterus leucas

Author:
Ridgway, S. H
Carder, D. A
Type:
Citations
Date:
1988
Notes:
Conclude that at least some sound is produced in the nasal system without laryngeal involvement.
Topic:
White whale
Belukha
Beluga
Physiology
Acoustics
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Monodontidae--Delphinapterus--leucas
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography

A comparison of the energy-releasing organs of the white whale (Delphinapterus leucas) and the thoroughbred horse "Equipoise"

Author:
Crile, G
Quiring, D. P
Type:
Citations
Date:
1941
Topic:
White whale
Belukha
Beluga
Physiology
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Monodontidae--Delphinapterus--leucas
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography

History of white whale (Delphinapterus leucas) exploitation in eastern Hudson Bay and James Bay

Author:
Reeves, R. R
Mitchell, E. D
Type:
Citations
Date:
1987
Topic:
White whale
Belukha
Beluga
Whaling
History
Abundance
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Monodontidae--Delphinapterus--leucas
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography

Distribution and migration, exploitation, and former abundance of white whales (Delphinapterus leucas) in Baffin Bay and adjacent waters

Author:
Reeves, R. R
Mitchell, E. D
Type:
Citations
Date:
1987
Topic:
White whale
Belukha
Beluga
Distribution
Migration
Abundance
Geographical variation
Whaling
Catches
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Monodontidae--Delphinapterus--leucas
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography

An update of the status of white whales Delphinapterus leucas in the Saint Lawrence estuary, Canada

Author:
Sergeant, D. E
Hoek, W
Type:
Citations
Date:
1988
Topic:
White whale
Belukha
Beluga
Museum management
Abundance
Ecology
Distribution
Pollution
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Monodontidae--Delphinapterus--leucas
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography

Etudes sur les mammiferes aquatiques. IV> Nourriture du marsouis blanc ou beluga (Delphinapterus leucas) du fleuve Saint-Laurent

Author:
Vladykov, V. D
Type:
Citations
Date:
1947
Topic:
White whale
Belukha
Beluga
Feeding - Foraging
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Monodontidae--Delphinapterus--leucas
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography

Overview of the special issue "Studies of white whales (Delphinapterus leucas) and narwhals (Monodon monoceros) in Greenland and adjacent waters

Author:
Reeves, R. R
Dietz, R
Born, E. W
Type:
Citations
Date:
1994
Topic:
White whale
Belukha
Beluga
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Monodontidae--Delphinapterus--leucas
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography

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