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  • Associations between North Pacific right whales and their zooplanktonic prey in the southeastern Bering Sea 

    Baumgartner, Mark F.; Lysiak, Nadine S. J.; Esch, H. Carter; Zerbini, Alexandre N.; Berchok, Catherine L.; Clapham, Phillip J. (Inter-Research, 2013-09-17)
    Due to the seriously endangered status of North Pacific right whales Eubalaena japonica, an improved understanding of the environmental factors that influence the species’ distribution and occurrence is needed to better ...
  • Baleen whales are not important as prey for killer whales Orcinus orca in high-latitude regions 

    Mehta, Amee V.; Allen, Judith M.; Constantine, Rochelle; Garrigue, Claire; Jann, Beatrice; Jenner, Curt; Marx, Marilyn K.; Matkin, Craig O.; Mattila, David K.; Minton, Gianna; Mizroch, Sally A.; Olavarría, Carlos; Robbins, Jooke; Russell, Kirsty G.; Seton, Rosemary E.; Steiger, Gretchen H.; Víkingsson, Gísli A.; Wade, Paul R.; Witteveen, Briana H.; Clapham, Phillip J. (Inter-Research, 2007-10-25)
    Certain populations of killer whales Orcinus orca feed primarily or exclusively on marine mammals. However, whether or not baleen whales represent an important prey source for killer whales is debatable. A hypothesis by ...