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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
SUMMARY Sound-and-orientation recording tags (DTAGs) were used to study 10 beaked whales of two poorly known species, Ziphius… Expand
Highly Cited
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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
The falls of large whales (30-160 t adult body weight) yield massive pulses of labile organic matter to the deep-sea floor. While… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Studies of animal culture have not normally included a consideration of cetaceans. However, with several long-term field studies… Expand
Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Although collisions with motorized ships are a recognized source of whale mortality, little has been done to compile information… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Cajete examines the multiple levels of meaning that inform Native astronomy, cosmology, psychology, agriculture, and the healing… Expand
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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Preface. Introduction. Acoustic Concepts and Terminology. Measurement Procedures. Sound Propagation. Ambient Noise. Man-Made… Expand
Review
1980
Review
1980
An epidemiological survey of several chronic diseases in the Upernavik district, Northwest Greenland, is reported. The study… Expand
Highly Cited
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… Expand