She told BBC News that beaked
whales had very high levels of the myoglobin protein in their muscles, to the point where the tissues appeared almost black.
whales are highly sensitive to sound and account for the majority of beachings near military exercises.
As well as Stejneger's Beaked
Whale and sabre-toothed whale, the species is also referred to as the Bering Sea beaked
whale, as the skull of the whale was first described after being found on Bering Island in 1883.
whales have stranded on beaches during sonar training exercises, prompting concern that sonar disrupted their behavior and precipitated the strandings.
Why did humans always repeat what was beaked
to them, thought Patrick as he tried to explain why he had travelled many blacks and brights to come here.
The Cuvier's beaked
whale is a so-called toothed whale.
Because some families are poorly known or include fewer species, the general accounts can vary in length from just 2 pages (porpoises and beaked
whales) to 12 pages (marine dolphins).
Season's first catch of Baird's beaked
whale landed in Hokkaido
Watkins, author of "A Big Beaked
Big Bellied Bird Named Bill" ($13.
The whales usually associated with sonar are beaked
whales, particularly Cuvier's beaked
whales, Ziphius cavirostris (ZIH-fee-us CAV-uh-RAHS-tris).
There was a noteworthy difference between observed beaked
whale mortalities in this fishery from 1990 to 1995 and 1996 to 2002.
Moose used balsam fir, eastern hemlock, and red maple proportionally more than their availability, used sugar maple (Acer saccharum), yellow birch (Betula alleghaniensis), and mountain ash (Sorbus americana) proportionally less than their availability, and used striped maple, beaked
hazel (Corylus cornuta), and mountain maple (Acer spicatum) proportional to their availability.
According to the sources, Japan's first such study will involve 80 small whales in five species such as Baird's beaked
whales, bottle-nosed dolphins and Dall's porpoises.
He points out that the navy has known the resonance frequency of airspaces in Cuvier's beaked
whales since 1998 and places the resonance frequency in the whales' cranial airspaces at about 290 hertz at 500 meters depth--precisely the middle frequency of the LFA system.
The birds don beaked
half-masks and wield ostrich plume fans.