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  • Bowhead whales, and not right whales, were the primary target of 16th- to 17th-century Basque whalers in the western North Atlantic 

    McLeod, B. A.; Brown, Moira W.; Moore, Michael J.; Stevens, W.; Barkham, S. H.; Barkham, M.; White, B. N. (Arctic Institute of North America, 2008-03)
    During the 16th and 17th centuries, Basque whalers travelled annually to the Strait of Belle Isle and Gulf of St. Lawrence to hunt whales. The hunting that occurred during this period is of primary significance for the ...
  • Euphausiid transport in the Western Arctic Ocean 

    Berline, Leo; Spitz, Yvette H.; Ashjian, Carin J.; Campbell, Robert G.; Maslowski, Wieslaw; Moore, Sue E. (Inter-Research, 2008-05-22)
    Euphausiids are commonly found in the stomachs of bowhead whales Balaena mysticetus hunted near Barrow, Alaska; however, no evidence exists of a self-sustaining population in this region. To explain euphausiid presence ...
  • Sound Cut, Record Number 8800603a 

    Bolt, Beranek and Newman (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2002-01-29)
    Recording of 6-12 Bowhead whales made by Sonobuoy system (SSQ-57). Courtship.