Tag Archive: White whale

Jul 23 2012

White whale, Delphinapterus leucas (Reproduction, threat and conservation status) – Video

This video was taken at the Sea World, California, USA Life history and reproduction Males reach sexual maturity between four and seven years, while females mature at between six and nine years. The white whales can live more than 50 years. Female belugas typically give birth to one calf every three years. Gestation lasts 12 …

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Jul 22 2012

White whale, Delphinapterus leucas (Introduction, description, distribution, feeding) – Video

This video was filmed at the Sea World, California, USA (June 2012) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website and video channel) Introduction: The beluga whale and white whale are the common names for the Arctic and sub-Arctic cetacean species, Delphinapterus leucas, which belongs to family “monodontidae”.  We preferred to use white whale to avoid confusion with …

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