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Beluga Whale MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Beluga Whale
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.150.900.649.313.875.865.110
Unique ID
D050643
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D050643
Scope Note
The species Delphinapterus leucas, in the family Monodontidae, found primarily in the Arctic Ocean and adjoining seas. They are small WHALES lacking a dorsal fin.
Entry Term(s)
Delphinapterus leucas
White Whale
Registry Number
txid9749
Previous Indexing
Cetacea (1969-1989)
Whales (1976-2005)
Public MeSH Note
2006; see WHALES 1998-2005
History Note
2006; use WHALES 1998-2005
Date Established
2006/01/01
Date of Entry
2005/06/30
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Beluga Whale Preferred
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