(also Greenland whale)
Another term for bowhead.
- Bowheads, also known as Greenland right whales, are baleen whales, meaning that instead of teeth they have bonelike plates that they use to strain food from gulps of water.
- Bowhead whales used to be referred to as Greenland whales and sometimes even Greenland right whales.
- As opposed to other species of baleen whale, the Greenland right whale lives in the Arctic its whole life.
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