Whales

Known as: Neobalaenidae, Whale, whaling 
Large marine mammals of the order CETACEA. In the past, they were commercially valued for whale oil, for their flesh as human food and in ANIMAL FEED… (More)
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
Beaked whales have mass stranded during some naval sonar exercises, but the cause is unknown. They are difficult to sight but can… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Sound-and-orientation recording tags (DTAGs) were used to study 10 beaked whales of two poorly known species, Ziphius cavirostris… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
1. Digital tags were used to describe diving and vocal behaviour of sperm whales during 198 complete and partial foraging dives… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Toothed whales (Cetacea, odontoceti) emit sound pulses to probe their surroundings by active echolocation. Non-invasive, acoustic… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Beaked whales (Cetacea: Ziphiidea) of the genera Ziphius and Mesoplodon are so difficult to study that they are mostly known from… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
It is well known that hunting dramatically reduced all baleen whale populations, yet reliable estimates of former whale… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
Studies of animal culture have not normally included a consideration of cetaceans. However, with several long-term field studies… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
Two forms of killer whale ( Orcinus orca), resident and transient, occur sympatrically in coastal waters of British Columbia… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Mass strandings of live whales have been explained by proposing many ‘natural’ or human-related causes. I found that a recent… (More)
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1971
Highly Cited
1971
1) Humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) produce a series of beautiful and varied sounds for a period of 7 to 30 minutes and… (More)
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