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Megaptera novaeangliae

Known as: Humpback whale, Whale, Humpback, Humpback Whales 
The species Megaptera novaeangliae, in the family Balaenopteridae, characterized by its huge flippers and the arching of their back when diving. They… Expand
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Highly Cited
2015
Highly Cited
2015
Marine filter feeders are exposed to microplastic because of their selection of small particles as food source. Baleen whales… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Acoustic masking from anthropogenic noise is increasingly being considered as a threat to marine mammals, particularly low… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
This chapter discusses the characteristics, taxonomy, distribution, abundance, and ecology of the humpback whale or Megaptera… Expand
Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Cetaceans diverged from terrestrial mammals between 50 and 60 million years ago and acquired, during their adaptation to a fully… Expand
Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Southern Hemisphere humpback whales Megaptera novaeangliae migrate from wintering grounds in tropical latitudes to feeding areas… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) is exceptional among the baleen whales in its ability to undertake acrobatic… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Singing by males is a major feature of the mating system of humpback whales, Megaptera novaeangliae (Borowski). Although a few… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Existing population models for humpback whales assume that all individuals within a population undertake the annual migration… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Powerful analyses of population structure require information from multiple genetic loci. To help develop a molecular toolbox for… Expand
Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
Humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) wintering in Hawaiian waters engage in strenuous aggression toward con-specifics. The… Expand
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