Beluga Whales

Beluga whales are small (3 - 5m) toothed whales that inhabit coastal and estuarine areas, often with pack ice, in arctic and subarctic areas of the northern hemisphere. They can be recognized by their white color, prominent rounded melon, stout body shape and lack of dorsal fin.

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Charlotte, The Vermont Whale; Wesley.Wright@uvm.edu 11-15-94