Large marine mammals of the order CETACEA. In the past, they were commercially valued for whale oil, for their flesh as human food and in ANIMAL FEED and FERTILIZERS, and for baleen. Today, there is a moratorium on most commercial whaling, as all species are either listed as endangered or threatened.
The species Megaptera novaeangliae, in the family Balaenopteridae, characterized by its huge flippers and the arching of their back when diving. They are also known for their breaching and singing.
The species Balaenoptera physalus, in the family Balaenopteridae, characterized by a large, strongly curved, dorsal fin. It is the second largest of the WHALES, highly migratory, but rarely seen near the shore.
The species Balaenoptera acutorostrata, in the family Balaenopteridae. It is the smallest of the WHALES in the family and though mainly oceanic, is often found in coastal waters including bays and estuaries.
The species Physeter catodon (also called Physeter macrocephalus), in the family Physeteridae. The common name is derived from the milky wax substance in its head (spermaceti). The species also produces an intestinal secretion AMBERGRIS, which was previously used in perfumes. The sperm whale is the largest toothed MAMMAL in the world.
A partially enclosed body of water, and its surrounding coastal habitats, where saltwater from the ocean mixes with fresh water from rivers or streams. The resulting mixture of seawater and fresh water is called brackish water and its salinity can range from 0.5 to 35 ppt. (accessed
The genus Globicephala, in the family Delphinidae, consisting of two species of DOLPHINS. They are mostly black with a stocky shape and bulbous foreheads.
A genus of WHALES in the family Balaenopteridae, consisting of five species: Blue Whale, Bryde's Whale, FIN WHALE, Sei Whale, and MINKE WHALE. They are distinguished by a relatively slender body, a compressed tail stock, and a pointed snout.
An order of wholly aquatic MAMMALS occurring in all the OCEANS and adjoining seas of the world, as well as in certain river systems. They feed generally on FISHES, cephalopods, and crustaceans. Most are gregarious and most have a relatively long period of parental care and maturation. Included are DOLPHINS; PORPOISES; and WHALES. (From Walker's Mammals of the World, 5th ed, pp969-70)
The species Balaena mysticetus, in the family Balaenidae, found in the colder waters of the Northern Hemisphere. The common name is derived from the extreme arching of the lower jaw.
Mammals of the families Delphinidae (ocean dolphins), Iniidae, Lipotidae, Pontoporiidae, and Platanistidae (all river dolphins). Among the most well-known species are the BOTTLE-NOSED DOLPHIN and the KILLER WHALE (a dolphin). The common name dolphin is applied to small cetaceans having a beaklike snout and a slender, streamlined body, whereas PORPOISES are small cetaceans with a blunt snout and rather stocky body. (From Walker's Mammals of the World, 5th ed, pp978-9)
Increase in the temperature of the atmosphere near the Earth's surface and in the troposphere, which can contribute to changes in global climate patterns.
1,2-Benzphenanthrenes. POLYCYCLIC COMPOUNDS obtained from coal tar.
The salinated water of OCEANS AND SEAS that provides habitat for marine organisms.
The Arctic Ocean and the lands in it and adjacent to it. It includes Point Barrow, Alaska, most of the Franklin District in Canada, two thirds of Greenland, Svalbard, Franz Josef Land, Lapland, Novaya Zemlya, and Northern Siberia. (Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p66)
A mass of organic or inorganic solid fragmented material, or the solid fragment itself, that comes from the weathering of rock and is carried by, suspended in, or dropped by air, water, or ice. It refers also to a mass that is accumulated by any other natural agent and that forms in layers on the earth's surface, such as sand, gravel, silt, mud, fill, or loess. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed, p1689)
A great expanse of continuous bodies of salt water which together cover more than 70 percent of the earth's surface. Seas may be partially or entirely enclosed by land, and are smaller than the five oceans (Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Arctic, and Antarctic).
Organic compounds that include a cyclic ether with three ring atoms in their structure. They are commonly used as precursors for POLYMERS such as EPOXY RESINS.
The continent lying around the South Pole and the southern waters of the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans. It includes the Falkland Islands Dependencies. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p55)
A conjugated protein which is the oxygen-transporting pigment of muscle. It is made up of one globin polypeptide chain and one heme group.
An activity in which the organism plunges into water. It includes scuba and bell diving. Diving as natural behavior of animals goes here, as well as diving in decompression experiments with humans or animals.
A class of chemicals that contain an anthracene ring with a naphthalene ring attached to it.
A functional system which includes the organisms of a natural community together with their environment. (McGraw Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
The branch of physics that deals with sound and sound waves. In medicine it is often applied in procedures in speech and hearing studies. With regard to the environment, it refers to the characteristics of a room, auditorium, theatre, building, etc. that determines the audibility or fidelity of sounds in it. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
An auditory orientation mechanism involving the emission of high frequency sounds which are reflected back to the emitter (animal).
The relationships of groups of organisms as reflected by their genetic makeup.
DNA sequences encoding RIBOSOMAL RNA and the segments of DNA separating the individual ribosomal RNA genes, referred to as RIBOSOMAL SPACER DNA.
Myoglobin which is in the oxidized ferric or hemin form. The oxidation causes a change in color from red to brown.
Large vessels propelled by power or sail used for transportation on rivers, seas, oceans, or other navigable waters. Boats are smaller vessels propelled by oars, paddles, sail, or power; they may or may not have a deck.
Constituent of 30S subunit prokaryotic ribosomes containing 1600 nucleotides and 21 proteins. 16S rRNA is involved in initiation of polypeptide synthesis.
The products of chemical reactions that result in the addition of extraneous chemical groups to DNA.
A major group of unsaturated cyclic hydrocarbons containing two or more rings. The vast number of compounds of this important group, derived chiefly from petroleum and coal tar, are rather highly reactive and chemically versatile. The name is due to the strong and not unpleasant odor characteristic of most substances of this nature. (From Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, 12th ed, p96)
The presence of bacteria, viruses, and fungi in water. This term is not restricted to pathogenic organisms.
Mammals of the family Phocoenidae comprising four genera found in the North Pacific Ocean and both sides of the North Atlantic Ocean and in various other seas. They differ from DOLPHINS in that porpoises have a blunt snout and a rather stocky body while dolphins have a beak-like snout and a slender, streamlined body. They usually travel in small groups. (From Walker's Mammals of the World, 5th ed, pp1003-4)
The graphic registration of the frequency and intensity of sounds, such as speech, infant crying, and animal vocalizations.
Behavioral responses or sequences associated with eating including modes of feeding, rhythmic patterns of eating, and time intervals.
The industry concerned with the removal of raw materials from the Earth's crust and with their conversion into refined products.
The phenomenon whereby compounds whose molecules have the same number and kind of atoms and the same atomic arrangement, but differ in their spatial relationships. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 5th ed)
Periodic movements of animals in response to seasonal changes or reproductive instinct. Hormonal changes are the trigger in at least some animals. Most migrations are made for reasons of climatic change, feeding, or breeding.
A multistage process that includes cloning, physical mapping, subcloning, determination of the DNA SEQUENCE, and information analysis.
Sounds used in animal communication.
Deoxyribonucleic acid that makes up the genetic material of bacteria.
A group of elongate elasmobranchs. Sharks are mostly marine fish, with certain species large and voracious.
Instinctual behavior pattern in which food is obtained by killing and consuming other species.
A genus of PORPOISES, in the family Phocoenidae, comprised of several species. They frequent coastal waters, bays, estuaries, and the mouths of large rivers.
The science that deals with the ocean and its phenomena. (Webster, 3d ed)
A group of nine islands and several islets belonging to Portugal in the north Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Portugal. The islands are named after the acores, the Portuguese for goshawks, living there in abundance. (Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p102 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p42)
Descriptions of specific amino acid, carbohydrate, or nucleotide sequences which have appeared in the published literature and/or are deposited in and maintained by databanks such as GENBANK, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), National Biomedical Research Foundation (NBRF), or other sequence repositories.
In 1954, more than 2,800 men from the district were hired as crew on the whalers, but from the mid-1950s whaling was gradually ... Were it not for the warming effects of the Gulf Stream, coastal cities by Oslo Fjord would be up to 4 °C (7 °F) colder. This ... Southern Actor, whale-catcher turned museum ship. Only whale catcher from the Modern Whaling Epoch still to be in its original ... and whale-catchers. The city has also been named the "whaling capital of the world." 25 whaling companies were established in ...
Sipiniq children were regarded as socially male, and would be named after a male relative, perform a male's tasks, and would ... These technologies enabled the hunting of whales, which provided a valuable source of food (especially whale skin, rich in ... The people extended their culture along the fjords and coastlines in the area. The culture of the Saqqaq people shows marked ... It was important in this context to convey a new role of men and women. In the past, the man was responsible for family life ...
The bowhead whale used to be a major plankton predator, but it almost disappeared from the Norwegian Sea after intense whaling ... Whereas a small herring population remains in the fjords and along the northern Norwegian coast, the majority spends the summer ... Strong sea currents, maelstroms, and especially frequent storms made fishing a dangerous occupation: several hundred men died ... With a total population of about 110,000, minke whales are by far the most common whales in the sea. They are hunted by Norway ...
There is a slight difference on the sexual maturation period between males and females. The male beluga whales take seven to ... In coastal areas, they can be found in coves, fjords, canals, bays and shallow waters in the Arctic Ocean that are continuously ... Beluga whale behavior under killer whale predation makes them vulnerable to hunters. When killer whales are present, large ... The beluga's body size is between that of a dolphin and a true whale, with males growing up to 5.5 m (18 ft) long and weighing ...
The decade also saw an increase in whaling outside the main bays and fjords. This gradually resulted in the abandoning of land ... In 1615, Denmark-Norway sent three man-o-wars to collect taxes from English and Dutch whalers, but all refused to pay. The ... The whaling method was based on landing the whale, where it would be partitioned and the blubber boiled. With a high ... Whaling for bowhead whales started in 1611, dominated by English and Dutch companies, though other countries participated. At ...
company purchased an American naval base at Hvalfjörður (Whale Fjord) and converted it into a whaling station. Norwegian crews ... Ellis, Richard (1999). Men and Whales. The Lyons Press. pp. 39-42. ISBN 978-1-55821-696-9. Kraus, Scott D.; Rolland, Rosalind ( ... Whale killing: Iceland accused of slaughtering rare whale "Saving the Whales, Again". Los Angeles Times. 2006-10-21. Archived ... A 17th-century work by Jón Guðmundsson specifically lists whales recognized today as the sperm whale, narwhal, right whale, fin ...
Being a toothed whale, pilot whales have a single blowhole. It can be challenging to tell male and female apart in the wild for ... The boats then drive the pilot whales into a bay or to the bottom of a fjord. It is regulated by Faroese authorities but not by ... "Whales and Whaling in the Faroe Islands". Whales and Whaling in the Faroe Islands. Retrieved 23 September 2015. " ... men and women gather on the shore to kill the beached whales, here in the town Vágur on Suðuroy Long-finned pilot whales are ...
Many of the glacial valleys are filled with sea water and are called "canals", but they are not man-made in any way; the walls ... whales, mountain goats, and deer. Because of the remoteness of the area, most visitors arrive by boat or aircraft from ... Ketchikan-Misty Fiords Ranger District Misty Fjords National Monument Guide at Misty Fjords National Monument ... Misty Fjords National Monument (or Misty Fiords National Monument) is a national monument and wilderness area administered by ...
"Robert Wadlow: Tallest man ever". Guinness World Records. "Animal Records". Smithsonian National Zoological Park. Archived from ... the third-largest fjord in the world 220 km - distance between Pune and Nashik 240 km - widest width of the English Channel 430 ... length of a whale shark, largest living fish 12 metres - wingspan of a Quetzalcoatlus, a pterosaur 13 metres - length of a ... male human as of 2002[update] (source: U.S. CDC as per female above) 2.5 m - height of a sunflower 2.72 m - (8 feet 11 inches ...
... is again dominated by steep mountains going all the way to the coast and by numerous fjords. The fjords and valleys generally ... The largest predator in Norwegian waters is the sperm whale, and the largest fish is the basking shark. The largest predator on ... For centuries one out of four males in coastal communities were lost at sea.[citation needed] Avalanches on steep slopes, ... In the south, fjords and most valleys generally run in a west-east direction, and, in the north, in a northwest-southeast ...
One of the variants of the Polar Route follows the coast of Amerloq Fjord at the base of the southern wall of Nasaasaaq. The ... The gender imbalance is evident in Sisimiut, with men consistently outnumbering women during the last two decades, running from ... Hunting is also important to some of the local livelihoods, mainly seals, walrus, beluga whale, narwhal, reindeer and muskoxen ... At the time of its founding, the Kalaallisut name of the place was Amerlok, after its fjord. The colonists formally established ...
... the sperm whale, hunt for prey in the deep waters west of Andøya. Tysfjord and Folda fjord is home to the world's northernmost ... The shipwrecked men did not lack food during their winter stay, usually fish, but Querini also mention, milk, meat, butter and ... There are often valleys at the head of fjords (the fjord is an extension of the valley), usually with a river at the centre of ... Nordland has a rugged coastline, with many fjords. From south to north, the main fjords are Bindalsfjord, Vefsnfjord, Ranfjord ...
Whale species include the beluga whale, blue whale, Greenland whale, fin whale, humpback whale, minke whale, narwhal, pilot ... Nearly all Greenlanders live along the fjords in the south-west of the main island, which has a relatively mild climate. In ... Handball is often referred to as the national sport, and Greenland's men's national team was ranked among the top 20 in the ... Sperm whale ivory remains a valued medium for carving. Greenland also has a successful, albeit small, music culture. Some ...
Occasionally, a second male will attempt to displace the first, and the whales will race each other at high speed, ranging from ... "Beached Blue Whale Rescued in Iceland's West Fjords".. *^ "Huge beached blue whale saved by fishermen off Chile coast".. ... a family that includes the humpback whale, the fin whale, Bryde's whale, the sei whale, and the minke whale.[3] The family ... *^ "Killer Whales Attacked a Blue Whale-Here's the ...
In 1543, whalemen from Lekeitio injured a whale, but it was captured by the men of Mutriku, resulting in the whale being ... modern Recherche Fjord), Bellsund on 16 June (OS), where they found the Dutchmen Willem Cornelisz. van Muyden. The Dutch ... In these bays the men constructed temporary whaling stations to process the whale blubber into oil. The tryworks were built ... Two species of whale were hunted in southern Labrador, the North Atlantic right whale and the bowhead whale. The former were ...
The 90,200 employed men and women of the region have only a slight divide in employment rate and nearly a quarter of them ( ... It holds the longest fjord in the east of Canada as well as a part of the largest estuary in the world, which makes it a ... belugas and other whales visit it. According to the remains of marine mammals found in altitude further inland, narvals, ... The hunt is mainly located at the level of the chasse Saguenay fjord. L'île aux Basques, located in front of Trois-Pistoles, on ...
An outpost was established at Dundas Harbour in August 1924 as part of a government presence intended to curb foreign whaling ... The landscape is dominated by massive polar ice fields, alpine glaciers, inland fjords, and large bordering bodies of water, ... Technical Surveys sent a three-man survey team to the area to measure isostatic rebound and cross-valley features of the ... Marine mammals include narwhals, beluga whales, walrus, and ringed and bearded seals. The furry-legged rock ptarmigan is a ...
It is one of two living species of whale in the family Monodontidae, along with the beluga whale. The narwhal males are ... Most of the world's narwhals are concentrated in the fjords and inlets of Northern Canada and western Greenland. Narwhals ... "Narwhal Whale Tusk". Narwhal Whales. Retrieved 10 July 2013. Carwardine, Mark (1995). DK Handbooks: Whales Dolphins and ... Like the beluga, narwhals are medium-sized whales. For both sexes, excluding the male's tusk, the total body size can range ...
Signature marine fauna include the southern right whale, the Magellanic penguin (Spheniscus magellanicus), the killer whale, ... If the men under his charge had not mutinied, he might have crossed the Andes to reach the Pacific coast. Pedro de Mendoza, on ... Immediately east from the coast are the Andes, cut by deep fjords in the south and by deep lakes in the north, and with varying ... To the voyagers of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, when the average height of an adult European male was just over ...
There are: Endangered: Sei whale Finback whale Gray wolf Marsh sandwort (plant) Threatened: Marbled murrelet Canada lynx ... Man-made sources include leaking septic systems, storm water runoff, agriculture and various other sources causing nutrient ... Hood Canal is a fjord off the Puget Sound. Hypoxia is a low-oxygen condition occurring in Hood Canal. One overriding factor of ... There are both natural and man-made sources of nutrients. The primary natural source is in ocean water that flushes Hood Canal ...
The influence Petermann tried to wield, even as a young man, can best be illustrated by his interference, together with Bunsen ... Sir John Franklin, the Sea of Spitzbergen, and Whale-Fisheries in the Arctic Regions. In: Journal of the Royal Geographical ... Petermann Fjord, Petermann Glacier, Petermann Peninsula, Kapp Petermann. According to Hugo Wichmann, Capt. Bullock was probably ... Fortunately he could call on cartographers and engravers who had developed their skills through long experience with men like ...
Among the features left behind by the ice are the fjords of the west coast of Scotland, the U-shaped valleys of the Lake ... Since prehistoric times, man has deforested much of the United Kingdom. Agriculture is intensive, highly mechanised, and ... Wetlands and Whaling. The UK has signed, but not ratified, the international agreement on Air Pollution-Persistent Organic ... Geography of the Isle of Man Geography of the Channel Islands Geography of Jersey Geography of Guernsey Geography of Alderney ...
Common minke whales are sexually mature at about six to eight years of age for females and about six to seven years for males. ... most probably he made this mistake during Foyn's whaling operations in the Varanger Fjord between 1868 and 1885." It has ... The whale louse C. balaenopterae was found on the skin of four whales, while a single whale had the pseudo-stalked barnacle X. ... The common minke whale or northern minke whale (Balaenoptera acutorostrata) is a species of minke whale within the suborder of ...
Commercial whaling is practised intermittently along with scientific whale hunts. Whale watching has become an important part ... "Freezing Temps and Rotting Hands: Speaking With the Men of the Record-Breaking Polar Row Expedition". Men's Journal. Retrieved ... Many fjords punctuate Iceland's 4,970-km-long (3,088-mi) coastline, which is also where most settlements are situated. The ... Several other Icelandic men and women artists studied at Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts at that time, including Ásgrímur ...
1853-54 - American explorer Elisha Kent Kane and his men chart the Kane Basin and discover Kennedy Channel. One of his men, ... Mawar, Granville Allen (1999). Ahab's Trade: The Saga of South Seas Whaling. New York: St. Martin's Press. ISBN 0-312-22809-0. ... discovering Danmark Fjord. 1908-09 - Frederick Cook and Peary each claim to have reached the North Pole-the former is a fraud, ... 1605 - Ketsk serving men ascend the Ket, portage to the Yenisei, and descend it to its confluence with the Sym. 1606 - Dutch ...
Coastal bays and islands are often inhabited by plentiful amounts of shellfish and whales. There are five species of salmon ... Cite journal requires ,journal= (help) "Kennewick Man Skeletal Find May Revolutionalize Continent's History". Science Daily. ... deep fjords, and bays carved out by glaciers. The remainder of the state consists of deep temperate rainforests in the west; ... The Pacific shore surrounding the San Juan Islands are heavily inhabited with killer, gray, and humpback whales. In Eastern ...
He went to a men's clothing store where he met 21-year-old Matthew Henson, a black man working as a sales clerk. Learning that ... Peary was unloaded with the rest of the supplies at a camp they called Red Cliff, at the mouth of MacCormick Fjord at the north ... The second, more difficult path, was to start from Whale Sound at the top of the known portion of Baffin Bay and travel north ... The men trekked back to Red Cliff and arrived on August 6, having traveled a total of 1,250 mi (2,010 km). In 1896, he received ...
It was as if the Allies were confused by the many small and large fjords and bays and could not decide where it would be best ... The German destroyers were now short of fuel and had only one fuel tanker in support-the ex-whale factory ship Jan Wellem that ... The total number of Allied troops in the campaign-in and around Narvik-reached 24,500 men. The early phase of the invasion was ... Deeper inside the fjord, the explosions were heard aboard Norge, but nothing could be seen until two German destroyers suddenly ...
At the 2004 Summer Olympics the country captured gold and bronze in men's singles and gold in men's doubles. Marcelo Ríos ... Whales are abundant, and some six species of seals are found in the area. Chile is located along a highly seismic and volcanic ... The southern coast is a labyrinth of fjords, inlets, canals, twisting peninsulas, and islands. The Andes Mountains are located ... All 33 men were brought to the surface two months later on 13 October 2010 over a period of almost 24 hours, an effort that was ...
When a whale pod by chance is spotted near land the participating hunters first surround the pilot whales with a wide ... For example, the man's waistcoat is put together by hand in bright blue, red or black fine wool. The front is then intricately ... Sheltered fjords and sounds". Bull. Br. Mus. (Nat. Hist.). 10: 133-151. Alexander Wachter: Färöer selbst entdecken. Edition ... Whaling in the Faroe Islands is regulated by Faroese authorities but not by the International Whaling Commission as there are ...
As a young man he embraced the revolution in skiing methods that transformed it from a means of winter travel to a universal ... They were within sight of Sermilik Fjord on 17 July; Nansen believed it would offer a route up the icecap.[26] ... gulls and whales. ... "Fridtjof Nansen: Man of many facets". Norwegian Ministry of ... He went to investigate, and a few minutes later saw the figure of a man approaching.[80] It was the British explorer Frederick ...
The story may have influenced Guillaume Roi d'Angleterre and Chaucer's The Man of Law's Tale. Other romances, such as the ... his ship being delayed in the Norwegian fjords at Tvedestrand for two weeks by storms.[63] The French composer Claude Debussy's ... Saint Brendan and the whale. German manuscript, c 1460. Mediaeval literature offers rich encounters with the sea, as in the ... Job 41: 1-34.. *^ "Isonade 磯撫 (いそなで)" (in English and Japanese). Archived from the original on 19 March 2011. ...
In 1954, more than 2,800 men from the district were hired as crew on the whalers, but from the mid-1950s whaling was gradually ... Were it not for the warming effects of the Gulf Stream, coastal cities by Oslo Fjord would be up to 4 °C (7 °F) colder. This ... Southern Actor, whale-catcher turned museum ship. Only whale catcher from the Modern Whaling Epoch still to be in its original ... and whale-catchers. The city has also been named the "whaling capital of the world." 25 whaling companies were established in ...
Activity note: If weather permits you to embark on the Whale Watching excursion, please be aware that you will be required to ... Named by a Scandinavian explorer inspired by the beauty of icebergs bobbing through a fjord, Iceland is in fact not very icy at ... procedural finds Reykjavik detective Erlendur Sveinsson investigating the brutal murder of a lonely pensioner and the mans ... Morning: Weather permitting, embark on a whale watching excursion in the beautiful Eyjafjördur bay to get a closer look at the ...
Sipiniq children were regarded as socially male, and would be named after a male relative, perform a males tasks, and would ... These technologies enabled the hunting of whales, which provided a valuable source of food (especially whale skin, rich in ... The people extended their culture along the fjords and coastlines in the area. The culture of the Saqqaq people shows marked ... It was important in this context to convey a new role of men and women. In the past, the man was responsible for family life ...
Killer whales also have the highest fin of all whales, with a height of up to 2 meters (males). ... It is often seen inside the fjords and bays.. Size and life expectancy. ... FIN WHALES. Fin whale (Balaenoptera physalus) is a baleen whale in the fin whale family (Balaenopteridae). The fin whale is the ... SPERM WHALE. The Sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus), is the largest of the toothed whales and the type of whale that we see ...
Franz Josef Fjord, with its branch King Oscar Fjord, communicating with Davys Sound, forms a system of fjords on a similar ... Males life expectancy is slightly lower than females in Greenland. Males can expect to live to be 67.44 on average while ... The whaling industry was formerly prolific off the west coast but decayed when the right whale nearly disappeared. The white ... Nathorst explored the land between Franz Josef Fjord and Scoresby Fjord, where the large King Oscar Fjord, connecting Davys ...
C24 Feature Artists Statement: I was sniffed out by polar bears on the remote fjords of the Arctic As the only British man on ... News British Library to publish Arthur Conan Doyles personal diary from Arctic whaling adventures Experts say Dangerous Work, ... News 600-year-old alchemy tale revisited as Science Museum finds 23rd version of Ripley Scroll A 20-foot copy of a 15th century ... Error: Not array - for *** in function "array_get_keys" *** line: {L1}[-1] = {L2} *** call: array_get_keys ("") *** call: array ...
Kennewick Man: The Scientific Investigation of an Ancient American Skeleton. Kennewick Man: the such short-wavelength of an ... fact Ams C-14 Dates for the Par-Tee Site( general) and Prehistoric Whale Hunting on the Oregon Coast. Morphology, 58(2): 397- ... liquefaction and Coastal Dynamics of Kenai Fjords National Park, Alaska. glycopeptides of search; Punctuated Productivity for ... On Bones: nonlinear Men and Modern Myths, epub Improving the Efficiency of R; by L. North American Archaeologist, 4(3): 245-254 ...
Caulfield, Richard A. Greenlanders, Whales, and Whaling: Sustainability and Self-Determination in the Arctic, 1997. ... where a man may have no brothers but may need to depend on close male kin for participating in hunting and fishing activities. ... Along the fjords of the southwest coast, where most Greenlanders live, temperatures average 50 degrees Fahrenheit (10 degrees ... The Relative Status of Women and Men. Inuit society has traditionally placed greater value on boys than girls, and these ...
These remarkable men ventured into the open ocean off southwest Ireland determined to build a monastery on one of the most ... The sheltered fjord is also a real treat for birdwatching, with nationally important populations of many species, including ... In the water, you may be lucky and encounter dolphins, whales, orcas and porpoise. ... Killary Harbour, carved by glaciers, its been described as Ireland´s only true fjord. It forms the border between Galway and ...
Then dipping through a quiet green valley dead-ending at some tiny harbor where an old man on a bicycle is walking his seven ... San Juan Island, the namesake and hub of this chain, is your best bet for shopping and paddling through killer whale country. ... fjord-injected Alaskascape tucked deep enough in the states temperate, archipelagic south to be nicknamed the "Emerald Isle" ... Lanai Cat Sanctuary in Hawaii is home to 600 cats. It was established as a nonprofit charity where tourists can visit cats, ...
... narwhals are medium sized whales featuring long protruding tusks from their heads. Article contains images,videos and ... Narwhals are medium-sized whales, with a body length ranging from 3.3 to 5.5 m (~13 to 18 ft). Generally, males are slightly ... In 1969, an orphaned calf was caught in the Grise fjord in Canada. The calf was airlifted to the New York aquarium and died ... Males have an average length of 4.1 m (~13.5 ft 5) and females an average length of 3.5 m (~11.4829 ft). Males have an average ...
Although whaling started up again in the early 1990s, whale is no longer a staple food as it once was in the coastal areas. ... a previous male minister of finance and prominent figure in the conservative party is in partnership with a prominent male ... The fjords in the west of the country are long narrow inlets, flanked on either side by tall mountains where the sea penetrates ... Whale anyone?. Yes, Norwegians eat whale. However, its very seldom found in most ordinary restaurants, and chances are it ...
Between the months of September and January Djibouti is home to resting migrating whale sharks. It is common to see many whale ... Exceptions include some famous wreck dives at Scapa Flow in the Orkney Islands and the fjords of Norway ... The area has previously been victim to man-made damage, but there are still good fringing reefs, marine life, a wreck, giant ... Grey whales have also been seen by divers.. Utah. * Ricks Spring is a karst spring, a natural water outflow from a cave in ...
The seal cull took place offshore at a significant distance from the farms of the inner fjords. After the cull had taken place ... In the Faroe Islands, the distribution of meat from similar episodic culls of marine mammals-in that case, the pilot whale-can ... killed 18 men and captured two boys and made them slaves" (53). The A.D. 1379 reference could be interpreted as the loss of ... Production from imported domestic animals was supplemented by extensive hunting of seals and small whales, marine and ...
Occasionally, a second male will attempt to displace the first, and the whales will race each other at high speed, ranging from ... "Beached Blue Whale Rescued in Icelands West Fjords".. *^ "Huge beached blue whale saved by fishermen off Chile coast".. ... a family that includes the humpback whale, the fin whale, Brydes whale, the sei whale, and the minke whale.[3] The family ... *^ "Killer Whales Attacked a Blue Whale-Heres the ...
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  • In winter however, there is a greater probability of finding Humpback whales, Fin whales and Killer whales in addition to Sperm whales. (
  • Blue whales are rorquals (family Balaenopteridae ), a family that includes the humpback whale , the fin whale , Bryde's whale , the sei whale , and the minke whale . (
  • [1] DNA sequencing analysis indicates that the blue whale is phylogenetically closer to the sei whale ( Balaenoptera borealis ) and Bryde's whale ( Balaenoptera brydei ) than to other Balaenoptera species, and closer to the humpback whale ( Megaptera ) and the gray whale ( Eschrichtius ) than to the minke whales ( Balaenoptera acutorostrata and Balaenoptera bonaerensis ). (
  • [15] Researchers working off Fiji believe they photographed a hybrid humpback -blue whale [16] including the discovery through DNA analysis from a meat sample found in a Japanese market. (
  • A humpback whale flings its tail high in the air as it dives down on a ball of herring near Lofoten, Norway. (
  • Heide-Jorgensen, M.P., K.L. Laidre, 'Autumn space use patterns of humpback whales ( Megapter novaeangliae ) in West Greenland,' J. Cetacean Res. (
  • The other member is the beluga whale (Delphinapterus leucas ). (
  • Both these traits are shared by the closely related beluga whale. (
  • It is one of two living species of whale in the Monodontidae family , along with the beluga whale . (
  • Like the beluga , narwhals are medium-sized whales. (
  • The narwhal is most closely related to the beluga whale . (
  • It was described by marine zoologists as unlike any known species, but with features midway between a narwhal and a beluga, consistent with the hypothesis that the anomalous whale was a narwhal-beluga hybrid. (
  • This family also includes the unusual dorsal fin-lacking, pure white beluga whale. (
  • Narwhals are capable of really deep dives, amongst the deepest compared to other marine mammals, like whales and dolphins. (
  • Narwhals do not have a dorsal fin , and their neck vertebrae are jointed like those of most other mammals, not fused as in dolphins and most whales. (
  • The white whales, dolphins (Delphinidae) and porpoises (Phocoenidae) together comprise the superfamily Delphinoidea , which are of likely monophyletic origin. (
  • The slim black figures of northern right whale dolphins break the surface of the ocean as they travel. (
  • This came in useful right away with several small groups of Hourglass Dolphins and a Fin Whale closing with the ship during the rest of the day. (
  • Narwhals are medium-sized whales, with a body length ranging from 3.3 to 5.5 m (~13 to 18 ft). (
  • Groups living near the coastline hunted seals, walruses and smaller whales by throwing harpoons from the shore or from sea ice. (
  • A rugged landscape shaped by the Ice Age, shows forested hills and valleys, mountains, waterfalls, and a long coastline with fjords, islands, and mountains growing directly up from the sea. (
  • Water in all varieties is perhaps what characterizes Norway most: the endless coastline, the great fjords, countless waterfalls, crystal rivers, lovely lakes and numerous glaciers. (
  • aboriginal whaling rights are granted to native populations in Greenland , Canada , the United States , Russia and several Caribbean island communities? (
  • Pursuing the Greenland right whale, European whalers became regular visitors to the coasts of Greenland starting in the seventeenth century. (
  • Most individuals are concentrated in the fjords and inlets of Northern Canada and western Greenland. (
  • The late 10th century Norse settlement of Greenland was a part of a much wider pattern of Atlantic colonization ( Fig. 1 ). (
  • The complete skull of an anomalous whale was discovered in West Greenland circa 1990. (
  • The big concern for the future is if the giant ice sheet in Greenland continues to melt, this would raise global sea levels by as much as 1 metre by the end of the century - and up to 7 metres if all of it melts. (
  • In the northwestern fjords, Greenland halibut is an important socio-economic resource for the Greenland community, but due to the deep and partly ice-covered environment, very. (
  • Female sexual maturation cycle and the main spawning time of Greenland halibut Reinhardtius hippoglossoides in the Davis Strait were studied through regularly collected samples during 1 year starting in spring 2003. (
  • The present study evaluated the effect of pomegranate extract (1% v/w) and rosemary extract (1% v/w) as natural preservatives as well as their combination (1% v/w) on shelf life extension of previously frozen and chilled Greenland halibut fillets in modified atmosphere packaging (MAP, 40%CO2/60%N2. (
  • Heide-Jorgensen, M. Juul Simon, and K.L. Laidre, 'Estimates of large whale abundance in Greenland in September 2005,' J. Cetacean Res. (
  • The Narwhal, or the unicorn of the sea as it is sometimes called, is a medium-sized toothed whale and one of the two surviving representatives of the family Monodontidae. (
  • The narwhal ( Monodon monoceros ), or narwhale , is a medium-sized toothed whale that possesses a large " tusk " from a protruding canine tooth . (
  • The narwhal males are distinguished by a long, straight, helical tusk , which is an elongated upper left canine. (
  • The narwhal is an elusive whale, medium in size, and inhabits the Arctic and Atlantic oceans in Canada. (
  • The narwhal is also called the unicorn of the sea due to the male narwhale which has a single long sword like spiral tusk which protrudes from the front. (
  • Without the male spiral tusk, narwhal averages in length between 13 to 18 feet or 4 to 5.5 meters in length. (
  • It is easy to distinguish between male narwhal and female narwhals as the male narwhals have long, straight helical tusk while the female have a much smaller tusk. (
  • The blue whale ( Balaenoptera musculus ) is a marine mammal belonging to the baleen whales ( Mysticeti ). (
  • As with other baleen whales, its diet consists almost exclusively of small crustaceans known as krill . (
  • First off, Troutsucker said that he thought that krill were li'l ole microscopic shrimp that baleen whales and such fed on. (
  • Norway [1] ( Norge ) is the westernmost, northernmost - and in fact the easternmost - of the three Scandinavian countries. (
  • The city is known for its rich Viking history and the prosperous whaling industry, which made Sandefjord the richest city in Norway. (
  • Sandefjord has numerous nicknames, including the Viking- or Whaling "capital" of Norway. (
  • Several of the worlds greatest waterfalls are in Norway, particularly in the western fjords and the mountain region. (
  • The winter months in Norway are a critical time of year for these whales to gorge and gain weight. (
  • Norway is known for the complex and deep fjords along its west coast, as well as the midnight sun and Northern Lights . (
  • Between the months of September and January Djibouti is home to resting migrating whale sharks. (
  • It is common to see many whale sharks, including juveniles, which tend to stay close to the coast during their visit. (
  • The main predators to these sea mammals include polar bears, sharks, walruses, killer whales and humans. (
  • Scoured by Ice Age glaciers, the dramatic east coast boasts long, narrow fjords with steep sides and jagged peaks which contrast with inland fertile farmlands. (
  • We lowered our polarcirkel boats and the passengers got a cruise a long on of the glaciers terminating in the fjord. (
  • The herd consists of a fully grown male and several adult females, and a selection juveniles and children of both sexes. (
  • A second Fin Whale, Balaenoptera physalis , was discovered washed dead on the rocky shore at Aires Point near Sennen Cove (near Land's End) on the Cornish coast. (
  • A 15 metres long Fin Whale, Balaenoptera physalis , was discovered washed up dead on the shore of St Mary Bay, near Brixham (near Torquay), in south Devon. (
  • Genetic evidence suggests the porpoises are more closely related to the white whales, and that these two families constitute a separate clade which diverged from the rest of Delphinoidea within the past 11 million years. (
  • Perched on the edge of the Atlantic, Ireland's rugged west coast is a journey through hundreds of islands, enchanting peninsulas and fjords, soaring cliffs, crumbling castles and discover unique flora and fauna. (
  • B. m. musculus of the North Atlantic and North Pacific, B. m. intermedia of the Southern Ocean and B. m. brevicauda (also known as the pygmy blue whale ) found in the Indian Ocean and South Pacific Ocean . (
  • While famous for the great fjords along the Atlantic, the interior also has great valleys, wide forests and fjord-like lakes. (
  • Bridle, AR and Hill, T and Smith, A and Crosbie, P and Nowak, BF, Experimental exposure to low concentrations of Neoparamoeba perurans induces amoebic gill disease in Atlantic salmon , Journal of Fish Diseases pp. 1-7. (
  • The Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP), which would have carried fracked natural gas through 600 miles of West Virginia, Virginia and North Carolina, will never be completed. (
  • Killer whales are the most widespread species of all marine mammals. (
  • Killer Whale , also called Orca (Orcinus orca) is the largest species of the dolphin family and belongs to the toothed whales. (
  • Second, we can describe the state of biodiversity in relation to anthropogenic activities, whether they are positive or negative [1] , as judged by trends in the number of species and by potential future impacts. (
  • The scale of the slaughter, and its almost total destruction of the male saiga, has overwhelmed the animals' famed fecundity "We don't know of any case in biology where the sex ratio has gone so wrong that fecundity has crashed in this way," says Eleanor Milner-Gulland of Imperial College, London, the leading expert in the West on the species. (
  • The results show that the shrimp assemblages were changed in (1) reducing the species number, (2) disappearance of cold-water dwelling species, and (3) shifting the dominant species ranks. (
  • Awruch, CA and Bell, JD and Semmens, JM and Lyle, JM, Life history traits and conservation actions for the Maugean skate ( Zearaja maugeana ), an endangered species occupying an anthropogenically impacted estuary , Aquatic Conservation pp. 1-15. (
  • Males can be found from the ice edge in polar areas down to tropical waters while females and calves usual are found in subtropical and tropical waters where the water temperature are at least 15 degrees Celcius or more. (
  • Generally, males are slightly larger and heavier than females. (
  • Males have an average length of 4.1 m (~13.5 ft 5) and females an average length of 3.5 m (~11.4829 ft). (
  • Males have an average weight of 1,600 kg (~3,527 pounds) whereas females have an average weight of 1,000 kg (~2.204 lb). (
  • Males reach sexual maturity at 11 to 13 years of age, when they are about 3.9 m (~13 ft) long, whereas females attain sexual maturity when they are 5 to 8 years old, at a length of about 3.4 m (~11 ft). (
  • In most mammals, horns, tusks and other similar structures are a secondary sexual characteristic used by males to attract females (like a sign of manliness) and to assert dominance among other male competitors. (
  • the males are slightly larger than the females. (
  • Similarly, gametoducts were documented in all analyzed genera, both in males and females, thereby elucidating gamete release. (
  • Females range from four to six feet long while males can reach eight feet in length. (
  • Redback spiders that - only the females are dangerous to humans, but they are also lethal to male redbacks often eat the males after mating. (
  • Incredible icy bays, abandoned whaling stations and an abundance of noisy wildlife are just some of the sights to greet you before sailing further along the Antarctic Peninsular to spend days exploring the area on zodiacs, witnessing ethereal icebergs and soaking in the incredible landscapes and wildlife of Antarctica. (
  • The resulting abundance of 1,105 (95% CI: 532 2,294) was corrected for whales that were submerged during the passage of the survey plane but not for whales missed by the observers because >90% of the sightings were detected by both platforms. (
  • The whale symbolizes that in the late 19th and early 20th century, Sandefjord was a main home port for whalers operating in the southern oceans. (
  • Sperm whales are widespread in all oceans of the world. (
  • Blue whales were abundant in nearly all the oceans on Earth until the beginning of the twentieth century. (
  • Successive groups of Inuit migrants continued to harvest the living resources of both land and sea, including caribou, seals, whales, and walrus. (
  • Both male and female caribou have antlers, though in June they were all still in velvet. (
  • For other uses, see Blue whale (disambiguation) . (
  • In the winter, the male narwhals occasionally dive up to 1,500 m (4,920 ft) in depth, with dives lasting up to 25 minutes. (
  • There have been several male narwhals observed with two tusks. (
  • Narwhals travel in groups as do most other whales. (
  • The fjords in the west of the country are long narrow inlets, flanked on either side by tall mountains where the sea penetrates far inland. (
  • We had a great trip with mostly sun walking around in snow for almost 4 1/2 hrs with great views to Isafjörður and the surrounding mountains and fjords. (
  • The long hollow tusk that males have is surely the most unique and distinctive trait of these strange animals. (
  • On 1 January 2017, rural municipalities of Andebu and Stokke were merged into Sandefjord as part of a nationwide municipal reform. (
  • On 1 January 2017, Sandefjord received a new coat of arm after the merge with Andebu- and Stokke municipalities. (
  • Males are usually 15 to 20 meters long and have a weight of 45-57 tonnes as full adults. (
  • An adult male can grow up to 9.5 to 10 meters long and weigh up to 8 tonnes at most. (
  • Pilot Whale or long finned pilot whales (Globicephala melas) belong to the dolphin family and is thus a toothed whale. (
  • As you can see on the article's images and videos, these magnificent creatures are easily distringuished by the long straight tusks that males have. (
  • In Norwegian waters only males are present and they are mainly found in the Norwegian Sea off Eggakanten (slope of the continental shelf down to the deep parts of the Norwegian Sea). (
  • Bases were established during February (1944) near the abandoned Norwegian whaling station on Deception Island, where the Union Flag was hoisted in place of Argentine flags, and at Port Lockroy (on February 11) on the coast of Graham Land. (
  • So many males have been shot for their horns, which are exported to China to be used in traditional fever cures, that the antelope may not be able to recover unaided. (
  • They average around 600 pounds but can weigh as much as 900. (
  • In this area, you will see some of the features that make Iceland a unique place in the world: spectacular fjords with a rich sea life, a great variety of birdlife, and countless breathtaking hiking paths. (
  • As we sailed out of the fjord and into Segelselskapets fjord the sun broke through the cloud cover and a spectacular rock face with many different layers of rocks in different colours were visible to everyone. (
  • Named by a Scandinavian explorer inspired by the beauty of icebergs bobbing through a fjord, Iceland is in fact not very icy at all, boasting abundant vegetation, a veritable menagerie of wildlife and stunning geological features. (
  • Fjarðabyggð" is an association of villages in the Eastern fjords of Iceland. (
  • Sperm whales are known to dive to enormous depths, probably down to about 3,000 meters below sea level. (
  • The deepest dive a sperm whale has made which is confirmed is 1219 meters. (
  • Killer whales also have the highest fin of all whales, with a height of up to 2 meters (males). (
  • resident in Disko Bay (mean range 2.6°C) than when resident in the ice fjord (mean range 1.4°C). Using the tagged halibut as a 'live tool,' we show that parts of the ice fjord are hundreds of meters deeper than previously thought. (
  • So he nipped across the fjord in his speed boat, picked us up from the quay and we bounced across the waves to have lovely food overlooking the fjord. (
  • On a general basis, one may argue that killer whales are far more common in cooler waters than in tropical, although they also occur under such conditions. (
  • [9] Fossil evidence shows that ancient white whales lived in tropical waters. (
  • As the only British man on a group creative trip to the Arctic Circle, Chris Blade left his world of molten glass in Sunderland for "bearable" summer temperatures of -15°C. (
  • Arctic Studies Center Newsletter,: 1-67. (
  • Best known for the complex and deep fjords along its west coast, it stretches from the North Sea near Denmark and Scotland into the Arctic Ocean where it borders northern Finland and the northwestern tip of Russia . (
  • However, they may help determine social rank, maintain dominance hierarchies, or help young males develop skills necessary for performance in adult sexual roles. (
  • The killer whale decides what is the prey before the hunt begins. (
  • But it is also possible to come across other whale types, typically Killer whales and Pilot whales. (
  • The killer whale is black and has distinctive white markings that may have touches of yellow-white or red-yellow, particularly in the head region. (
  • Killer whales are social herd animals that live in shoals and polygamous relationships. (
  • Killer whale attacking sea lion. (
  • Independence I culture 2300 BCE-1500 BCE This Paleo-Eskimo culture was named after Independence Fjord, where traces of a large settlement were found. (
  • During summer time it is mainly Sperm whales to be found in the area outside Andenes. (
  • Man-made attractions include Norway's cultural heritage as well as modern structures and architecture - often found in cities but also in terms of impressive engineering in remote corners. (
  • Highly toxic PCBs have been found throughout Washington state, with more than 600 suspected or confirmed contamination sites, including Wenatchee River. (
  • PCBs have been found in bays, rivers, streams, sediment, soil and air throughout Washington state, with more than 600 suspected or confirmed contamination sites from Puget Sound to the Wenatchee River, Lake Spokane to Commencement Bay," Ferguson said . (
  • The IUCN estimates that there are probably between 10,000 and 25,000 blue whales worldwide today. (
  • Even though this photograph was taken just 600 miles from the North Pole, the temperature was in the high 60s Fahrenheit. (
  • This beautiful color map (22' x 34' printed) covers an area of approximately 600 x 900 miles, including the entire island of Hârn and numerous nearby smaller islands. (
  • Interestingly, in about one in every 500 males, the right canine grows as well and the male gets to have two tusks! (
  • There have been at least 11 documented cases of blue whale- fin whale hybrid adults in the wild. (
  • Other causes of death, specifically among young whales, are starvation and predation by orcas . (
  • one young man took his last minutes to scratch "love you mom and dad" on his tanks. (
  • A.PARKER, I 1*1 Thomas of Clarendon, The young Manager. (
  • 10 A M. TO 1 P.M. Si rayed from Lot 16, Lange 8, Bristol, on or about 1st September, two young Cat'le, U years old: 1 black and white 'deer, a red heifer, with white spot in face, part (
  • When as a young man slew I a serpent, Slew I a fjord-troll, took many men's heads. (
  • Many I beat down, the post brain-bespattered, And then a young man before me appeared. (
  • Many lesser-known parks are historical areas, such as battlefields of the Revolutionary and Civil Wars, forts along the routes of western exploration and migration, ruins of the dwelling places of pre-Columbian native peoples, and homes of Presidents and other men and women who contributed significantly to the nation's progress. (
  • This is your gateway to the western fjords. (
  • The people extended their culture along the fjords and coastlines in the area. (
  • 2014 ), in combination with the maximum extent of the lands that historically were used by people living in the North Water area, i.e. the sea ice- and landscape surrounding the North Water polynya from the tip of Cape York (Innaanganeq), north to Washington Land, across to the eastern coast of Ellesmere Island (Umingmak Nuna) and south to Cape Faraday (Fig. 1 a, b). (
  • In January 2001, the City of Ottawa and most of its sister suburban communities were amalgamated for a total of 850,000 residents with a total metropolitan area population of about 1 million. (
  • This fjord is a part of the Staunings Alps, a very alpine and mountainous area. (
  • Yea and with 600 nm of infamous water ahead of us, shallow, counter current and kelp fields the size of a hockey ground. (
  • The city is also known as the "whaling capital of the world. (
  • Late in the ice free summer the whaling was at its best but if a northerly wind came up and pressed the pack-ice against the cape they had to find a safe anchorage for the winter. (
  • Sentinel-1 is a radar imaging system capable of acquiring images regardless of cloud cover, and throughout the current winter period of polar darkness. (
  • The natural areas offer a fascinating variety-lush forests, desert landscapes, massive gorges, fields of wildflowers, and natural and man-made lakes. (
  • Asserting dominance is probably excluded in this case, as males rarely use them for fighting or other aggressive behaviors. (
  • 4th September 2015 - 600 Kilos of carp have died, 'an unusual event', in a river in Torreilles, France . (
  • Neon liquefies at −246.048 °C (−411 °F) and freezes at a temperature only 2 1/2° lower. (
  • The stunning geometric sculptural forms, a national nature reserve, and declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1986, resemble a man-made art installation. (
  • Though "Big Ben" , as she was known, survived the attack by Japanese bombers off the coast of Japan and made it back to New York, she lost more than 800 of her 2,600-man crew. (
  • 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510-DS-P Background DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE On March 18, 2015, the Department of Commerce (the Department) initiated a countervailing duty investigation on supercalendered paper from Canada.1 Currently, the preliminary determination is due no later than May 22, 2015. (
  • International Trade Administration asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 22477 1 See Supercalendered Paper from Canada: Initiation of Countervailing Duty Investigation, 80 FR 15981 (March 26, 2015). (
  • An aerial survey of the late-summer concentration of bowhead whales in Isabella Bay, Nunavut, Canada, was conducted on 19 September 2009. (