TITLE

Wading With White Whales

AUTHOR(S)
Lapa, Arin
PUB. DATE
September 2003
SOURCE
Weekly Reader News - Edition 3;9/12/2003, Vol. 73 Issue 3, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Offers several facts about the beluga whales. Preferred environment of beluga whales; Physical features of beluga whales; Common behavior of beluga whales.
ACCESSION #
10929427

 

Related Articles

  • Beluga (Delphinapterus leucas) Bubble Bursts: Surprise, Protection, or Play? Hill, Heather M. M.; Kahn, Marielle S.; Brilliott, Lucas J.; Roberts, Briana M.; Gutierrez, Christie; Artz, Stephanie // International Journal of Comparative Psychology;2011, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p235 

    Cetaceans produce a variety of bubble displays, ranging from bubble streams to very large bursts of air. Previous research has indicated that different types of bubbles serve different functions. Using archival video data, we investigated the frequency and function of bubble behavior for four...

  • The Behavioral Development of Two Beluga Calves During the First Year of Life. Hill, Heather M. // International Journal of Comparative Psychology;2009, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p234 

    Currently, very little formal research exists regarding the behavioral development of beluga calves (Delphinapterus leucas). The behaviors and interactions of two beluga calves born into the care of humans were observed consistently from birth to 12 months. Changes in behavior were recorded...

  • Check Reading Comprehension.  // Science Spin - Early Primary;Sep2003, p1 

    Presents a guide for teaching about beluga whales.

  • Invite Critical Thinking.  // Science Spin - Early Primary;Sep2003, p1 

    Presents a guide for teaching about beluga whales.

  • The Occurrence and Context of S-Posture Display by Captive Belugas(Delphinapterus leucas).  // International Journal of Comparative Psychology;2010, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p689 

    No abstract available.

  • NARWHAL AND BELUGA: MONODONTIDAE.  // Peterson Field Guide to Mammals of North America;2006, p511 

    An encyclopedia entry for the "Narwhal and Beluga: Monodontidae" is presented. They are the only species under the family Monodontidae. The male Narwhal (Monodon monoceros) is larger than female. The Beluga is the only cetacean which is similar in size with the Narwhal. While the young Narwhal...

  • Rod Monochromacy and the Coevolution of Cetacean Retinal Opsins. Meredith, Robert W.; Gatesy, John; Emerling, Christopher A.; York, Vincent M.; Springer, Mark S. // PLoS Genetics;Apr2013, Vol. 9 Issue 4, Special section p1 

    Cetaceans have a long history of commitment to a fully aquatic lifestyle that extends back to the Eocene. Extant species have evolved a spectacular array of adaptations in conjunction with their deployment into a diverse array of aquatic habitats. Sensory systems are among those that have...

  • Whales of Canada.  // Canadian Geographic;Jan/Feb98, Vol. 118 Issue 1, p35 

    Presents the 19 cetaceans that inhabit Canadian waters. White whales; Oceanic dolphins; Right whales; Grey whales; Porpoises; Beaked whales; Sperm whales. INSETS: When hooves became flukes;A sense of sound;Dining at sea.

  • White whale.  // Encyclopedia of Animals;8/1/2017, p1 

    There are two different species of white whales. These are beluga whales and narwhal whales.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics