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Historical Review of Whaling

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Part of the Advances in Polar Ecology book series (AVPE, volume 5)

Abstract

From prehistoric times, natives hunted whales for food in the shallow coastal waters of Europe, the Chukchi Peninsula, Kamchatka, the Japanese islands and Alaska. The catch levels were minimal and did not affect the health of whale populations.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Marine Biology of National Academy of UkraineOdessaUkraine

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