Beluga-en

  • 2015 / 05 / 11

    Coeur

    Par Marie-Sophie Giroux / Beluga-en

    His field marks Coeur is distinguished from other belugas thanks to the deep scar at the start of his dorsal crest. Just below this is a small spot on each flank. Life history We first encountered Coe...

  • 2015 / 05 / 11

    Montpetit-Gustave
    (students of the Cégep Édouard-Montpetit)

    Par Marie-Sophie Giroux / Beluga-en

    His field marks The first time Montpetit-Gustave is photographed in 1991, he is already pure white. Belugas fade from gray to white in colour between the ages of 12 and 16. Montpetit-Gustave was thus ...

  • 2015 / 05 / 11

    Brad

    Par Marie-Sophie Giroux / Beluga-en

    His field marks Brad is identified by the deep scar in the hind part of his dorsal crest. As a number of belugas have scars of this sort, we rely on the serrations around this scar to properly identif...

  • 2015 / 05 / 11

    DL0242

    Par Marie-Sophie Giroux / Beluga-en

    His field marks DL0242 can be recognized by the unique shape of the scar at the end of his dorsal crest, which is visible from both sides. The crest itself contains several small details. He also bear...

  • 2015 / 05 / 11

    Be-LOU-ga

    Par Marie-Sophie Giroux / Beluga-en

    How to recognize him To identify Be-LOU-ga one needs to examine the particularities of his dorsal crest, namely a broad gash in the centre. On his right side, there is also a small spot in the middle ...

  • 2015 / 05 / 11

    Neige

    Par Marie-Sophie Giroux / Beluga-en

    Her field marks Neige is distinguished by the position and shape of the small scar on her upper flank, behind her dorsal crest. This mark is visible on both sides, but is less pronounced on the right ...

  • 2015 / 05 / 11

    Annakpok

    Par Marie-Sophie Giroux / Beluga-en

    Her field marks Annakpok can be recognized by a small round scar surrounded by small marks in the middle of the left side of her dorsal ridge. She also has a larger, but still small round scar in fron...

  • 2015 / 05 / 11

    Nikamun

    Par Marie-Sophie Giroux / Beluga-en

    How to recognize him To recognize Nikamun from the left side, one needs to pay close attention to the small details of his dorsal crest. He is much easier to identify from the right side thanks to a s...

  • 2015 / 05 / 11

    DL0370

    Par Marie-Sophie Giroux / Beluga-en

    His field marks DL0370 is easily recognized by the staircase-shaped hind portion of his dorsal crest as well as by the deep scar on the right peduncle. The end of his dorsal crest has changed a few ti...

  • 2015 / 05 / 11

    Solidaire

    Par Marie-Sophie Giroux / Beluga-en

    His field marks Solidaire can be easily recognized thanks to the long, deep scar at the end of his dorsal crest. Just below this scar, on each flank, a small dot can also be discerned, both of which h...