beluga whale
The beluga whale is a small, toothed whale that is white as an adult. "Beluga" is derived from the Russian word meaning white. On this hub site, you will find reviewed and categorized links about beluga whale.

Delphinapterus leucas (Beluga Whale): Narrative - by Bridget Fahey, University of Michigan Museum of Zoology.

Beluga Whales - by YAHOO.

2000 Beluga Whale Tagging - by National Marine Mammal Laboratory, Alaska Fisheries Science Center.

Beluga whale - from The Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society.

Beluga whales - from SeaWorld/Busch Gardens Animal Information Database.

Beluga whale - by Alaska Sea Grant Marine Education.

White Whale (Beluga) - from The Evergreen Project, Inc.

Beluga whale - by Smithsonian Institution.

The Beluga Whale Story - by Michael Rochon, President, Cogent Environmental Technologies.

Beluga whale - from Alaska Department of Fish and Game.

Beluga, or White Whale - from Walker's Mammals of the World, Ronald M. Nowak; The Johns Hopkins University Press.

The belugas of Alaska's Cook Inlet are the victims of a cultural divide between science and tradition - by Nancy Lord, Sierra Magazine.

Beluga whale by Enchanted Learning Project

Beluga Whales - by National Aquarium in Baltimore.

The Beluga Whale - by Prof. JW Foltz, Clemson University.

Beluga Whale Watching - experiencing Beluga whales in Churchill River, Canada.

Beluga Whale - Delphinapterus leucas - beluga whale information and pictorial guide by Russell F. Moran Jr.

Beluga Whale Watching on the Kenai Peninsula - there are many opportunities to view beluga whales as they feed on returning salmon entering Cook Inlet and local rivers.

Beluga Whales - by The University of Vermont.

BBC Online Nature Wild Animals Wildfacts : Beluga/White whale

Beluga whale - from Species at Risk, Canadian Wildlife Service, Environment Canada.

Beluga whale by Infonorth

Lady Wildlifes Beluga Whale Page

Beluga Whale (Delphinapterus leucas) - from Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust.

Recommendations Supporting Listing of the Cook Inlet Population of Beluga Whales under the Alaska Endangered Species Act

Designation of the Cook Inlet, Alaska, Stock of Beluga Whale as Depleted Under the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) and Response to Petitions - Federal Register Document.

Sponsor Statement for HJR 28 Cook Inlet Beluga Whale Population - Alaska State Legislature Information from Representative Gail Phillips.

St. Lawrence Beluga

Beluga (Delphinapterus leucas) - from Hamburger Bildungsserver.

Beluga Whales - by Ashley Thomason.

Aquariums, beluga whales and animal welfare

Beluga whale - by Adam Wilkins and Geoff Dumelie.

Beluga Whale by Scott - from Room 2 Crocker Farm Elementary School Amherst, MA.

Beluga whale - by Yi Zhang, The University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.

The Beluga Whale: Something I Have Learned - by Connie O'Malley (adapted from a lesson plan by Michael Reynolds).

Beluga whale - by Hillary, 5th Grade, Christiansburg Elementary School.

Beluga Whale by Joel - from Mr. Reinhart's 2nd Grade, Conneaut Elementary School.

Beluga (Delphinapterus leucas) - from Marine Mammal Stranding Center.

Species Status Reports - Beluga Whale

Beluga or White Whale - offers brief information.

Beluga whale by Ann Savchuck


Photos - Maps - Posters

Beluga whale - Delphinapterus leucas - "Wilma" the beluga whale.

Beluga whale photo - by Jonathan Bird.

The drama of birth: baby beluga Qila surfaces for her first breath of air - birth of beluga whale qila.

White whale - from The Hutchinson Family Encyclopedia.

Beluga whale - a photo by Christina Couroux.

Beluga mother whale and calf - Delphinapterus leucas - a photo by Janice Waite.

Look at all Da Fishies! - offers beluga whale photos.

Beluga Whale (Delphinapterus leucas), Vancouver aquarium, British Columbia, Canada - by Klaus-Peter Wolf.

Beluga Whale Photos

Beluga Whale Distribution - a map.

A Beluga whale performs during a show in Yokohama - photo by Kimimasa Mayama.

Beluga Whale Poster - summer distribution of beluga whales in Cook Inlet.

Beluga whale photos by Animal Pictures Archive

Beluga Whale at the Aquarium, Vancouver - December 1998


Aquariums - Exhibits

The Beluga Whale - by Shedd Aquarium, Chicago.


Press releases - News Archives

Beluga whales are losing hearing - by Renu Sehgal.

Belugas: Russia And Japan Return To Commercial Beluga Whale Hunting

Moratorium Extended to Prohibit Hunting of Cook Inlet Beluga Whales

Shedd's Beluga Whale Deaths - based on an evaluation prepared by Wendy Thacher, DVM of the Shedd Aquarium beluga whales deaths.

Beluga Whale Dies at Marineland


Abstracts

The Ability of a Beluga Whale ( Delphinapterus leucas) to Discriminate Between Differentially Rewarded Stimuli - by Jennifer L. Dearolf, St. Mary's College of Maryland.

Population Dynamics of the beluga whale (Delphinapterus leucas) in the St. Lawrence River - effects of major pollutants including PCBs, DDT, Mirex and Toxaphene and genetic variability.
 
 
 

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