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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Delphinapterus leucas (Pallas, 1776)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Delphinapterus leucas (Pallas, 1776)

Common names

Bélouga [French]
Beluga [Spanish]
White whale [English]
Witte dolfijn [Dutch]

FAO Species Code

MONO Delph 1 [FAO Species code]
BEL [FAO Species code]

White whale (Delphinapterus leucas)