The family Monodontidae consists of two species; the Beluga (Delphinapterus leucas) also known as the White Whale, and the Narwhal (Monodon monoceros). Both are a type of whale found naturally in the cold northern waters of and near the Arctic. For information on whales in general and sites which may include the Beluga and Narwhal, please see:
Animal Diversity Web: Monodontidae (Beluga and Narwhal)
Explanation of this whale family and the commonalities they share.
Summary and facts about this family.
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