The bowhead whale (Balaena mysticetus) is a species of the family Balaenidae,
in suborder Mysticeti, and genus Balaena, once thought to include the right ...
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Balaena mysticetus species guide - the bowhead whale is only found in the Arctic
. Records suggest it may live for up to 200 years. It is still hunted by aboriginal ...
One of just three year-round native Arctic whale species, bowheads (Balaena
mysticetus) are famous for their massive bow-shaped heads, designed perfectly ...
Dec 20, 2000 ... Evidence of ancient harpooning methods combined with modern scientific
research shows that a bowhead whale can live as long as 200 years ...
The bowhead whale is second only in size to the mighty blue whale.
Bowhead whales are found only in the Northern Hemisphere, in Arctic waters.
They are large, rotund black whales, with enormous heads that are about 1/3 of ...
nearly one-third of the total body length. This head is used to break through Arctic
ice. The mouth is as long as the head. Bowhead whales can break through 2 ...
The bowhead whale is so-called because of its bow-shaped mouth and is black
in colour with a whitish chin patch, broken by a 'necklace' of black spots.