Observations of bowhead whales in west Greenland during summer

David Boertmann*, Katrine Raundrup, Josephine Nymand, Janne Fritt-Rasmussen, Kasper L. Johansen

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Bowhead whales (Baleana mysticetus) are usually away from west Greenland waters during summer. Reported here is an observation of at least six bowhead whales in July 2022 in the Uummannaq Fjord system of west Greenland.

Original languageEnglish
Article number9436
JournalPolar Research
Number of pages3
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2023


  • Balaena mysticetus
  • eastern Canada–west Greenland stock
  • migration
  • summer aggregation
  • Uummannaq Fjord


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