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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Abstract

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
Volume42
Number of pages3
ISSN0800-0395
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2023

Keywords

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

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