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beluga whale (Delphinapterus leucas)
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beluga whale (Delphinapterus leucas)

Delphinapterus leucas
Date 1820
Source In: "An account of the Arctic regions with a history and description of the northern whale-fishery", by W. Scoresby. 1820. P. 588, Vol. II. Plate XV. Library Call Number G742 .S42 1820.
Author William Scoresby

The beluga whale or white whale (Delphinapterus leucas) is an Arctic and sub-Arctic cetacean of the family Monodontidae. This white whale is also known as the beluga, melonhead, or sea canary.

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