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Femelle béluga de 3,87 m échouée à Saint-Ulric, 23 octobre 2017 © David Michaud
26 October 2017

Fresh Beluga Carcass Found in Saint-Ulric

The Matane unit of Sureté du Québec contacted 1-877-7baleine after a resident stopped by the station to report a live stranded beluga on the shores in Saint-Ulric. At the same time, a cyclist was passing by and reported a large white carcass. Confirmation made: an adult beluga carcass, pure white, had washed up on the... Learn more

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23 October 2017

With the Belugas: Week of October 16, 2017

The 2017 season is over! Autumn is already well upon us in Tadoussac, the sailboats have been taken out of the marina and parked in the dry dock, and soon it will be the Bleuvet‘s turn to retire for the winter. For the research team, the season was once again very eventful. June began with... Learn more

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From necropsy to lab analysis: samples from belugas help answer key questions. © Kuldeep Singh
18 October 2017

From the Sea to the Lab: The Journey of a Beluga Carcass (3/3)

In the past two weeks, we’ve tracked the journeys of beluga carcasses from the open sea to the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (FMV) in Saint-Hyacinthe. This week, for the third and final column, discover some of the important issues being raised from the samples taken from these representatives of an endangered population. From samples to key... Learn more

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