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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 ...
    • How we all kill whales 

      Moore, Michael J. (2013-12-30)
      Today there is enormous popular interest in marine mammals. Western media tend to dwell on the ongoing debate about commercial whaling by Japan, Norway and Iceland. There is, however, relative silence as to how the shipping ...