The Northwest Passage opens for bowhead whales


The loss of Arctic sea ice is predicted to open up the Northwest Passage, shortening shipping routes and facilitating the exchange of marine organisms between the Atlantic and the Pacific oceans. Here, we present the first observations of distribution overlap of bowhead whales (Balaena mysticetus) from the two oceans in the Northwest Passage, demonstrating… (More)
DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2011.0731


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@inproceedings{HeideJrgensen2012TheNP, title={The Northwest Passage opens for bowhead whales}, author={Mads Peter Heide-J\orgensen and Kristin L Laidre and Lori T. Quakenbush and John J. Citta}, booktitle={Biology letters}, year={2012} }