Beluga-en

  • 2019 / 08 / 01

    Lula

    Par Marie-Ève Muller / Beluga-en

    Distinctive traits  Lula can be recognized from either side. Her right flank shows a sizable hole. A white, star-shaped spot can be seen near this hole. Lula also has a scar on her left flank, near t...

  • 2019 / 05 / 11

    Candy C

    Par Équipe BED / Beluga-en

    Its distinctive traits Candy C can be identified by the deformity in her spinal column, which creates a sort of dip in front of her dorsal crest. Life history The first time she was observed, Candy C ...

  • 2019 / 03 / 04

    Uapameku

    Par Mélissa Tremblay / Beluga-en

    Its distinctive traits From the right side, Uapameku is quite easy to recognize. A large grey spot can be seen in the middle of its flank, a little closer to its dorsal crest than to its blowhole. Thi...

  • 2019 / 03 / 04

    Samakwan

    Par Mélissa Tremblay / Beluga-en

    Its distinctive traits Samakwan is distinguished from other belugas by a small notch at the end of her dorsal ridge. There are also two horizontal lines on her right flank that resemble two dashes in ...

  • 2018 / 12 / 05

    DL9071

    Par Mélissa Tremblay / Beluga-en

    Its distinctive traits DL9071’s scar is conspicous. Several small dots form a crescent moon on its right flank. As of now, this individual has never been identified from the left flank. Life his...

  • 2018 / 11 / 30

    Gaston

    Par Mélissa Tremblay / Beluga-en

    Its field marks Gaston is recognized by two round scars that face one another; these two scars are found on the muscle of the left flank. Life history Our first encounter with Gaston took place on Jul...

  • 2018 / 11 / 20

    DL1390

    Par Mélissa Tremblay / Beluga-en

    Distinctive traits This beluga has a deep notch in her dorsal ridge and small black dots on her right flank. Life history When the female DL1390 was first observed in 1998 off the coast of Rivière-du...

  • 2018 / 09 / 11

    Wave of Solidarity for Belugas

    Par Marie-Ève Muller / Actions / Beluga-en

    The summer of 2018 has seen a succession of announcements for investments and new projects designed to better understand and protect belugas. Because it is important to take the time to celebrate our ...

  • 2018 / 07 / 20

    The Nepisiguit Beluga Is Alive and Well

    Par Marie-Ève Muller / Beluga-en / Discoveries

    Great news! The beluga that was trapped in the Nepisiguit River in New Brunswick and relocated to the St. Lawrence Estuary on June 15, 2017, has been resighted! During this unprecedented operation, th...

  • 2018 / 01 / 26

    DL1688

    Par Équipe BED / Beluga-en

    Distinctive traits We recognize DL1688 thanks to a deep, arrowhead-shaped scar near her peduncle on her left side. Life history The first encounter with DL1688 goes back to 2000; at which time she was...