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Greece: see LefkásLefkás,
formerly Levkás
or Leucas
, mountainous island (1991 pop. 19,350), c.115 sq mi (300 sq km), W Greece, in the Ionian Sea; one of the Ionian Islands. Lefkás (1991 pop.
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Traditional knowledge and historical and opportunistic sighting of beluga whales, Delphinapterus leucas, in Yakutat Bay, Alaska, 1938-2013.
Red drum (Sciaenops ocellatus) was the most commonly tagged species (n=2064), followed by black drum (Pogonias cromis, n=1468), sheepshead (Archosargus probatocephalus, n = 1117), common snook, (Centropomus undecimalis, n=510), spotted seatrout (Cynoscion nebulosus, n=364), crevalle jack (Caranx hippos, n=114), and bull shark (Carcharhinus leucas, n=25).
Une approche novatrice pour distinguer les clics de narvals (Monodon monoceros) des clics de belugas (Delphinapterus leucas) a ete utilisee lors du processus de verification.
An OCSEAP study that originally focused on Steller sea lion, Eumetopias jubatus, investigations in the Gulf of Alaska (Calkins and Pitcher (5)) was "expanded to include an examination of the distribution and abundance of belukha whales (Delphinapterus leucas) in Cook Inlet" (p.
The analgesic and anti-inflammatory activities of Leucas aspera has been reported (Saundane et al., 2000); the Murmu healers used the plant for treatment of pain arising from hemorrhoids.
The medicinal plants such as, Acalypha indica, Leucas aspera, Ocimum tenuiflorum L and Solanum nigrum were selected in and around Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India.
Lawrence River population of the beluga, Delphinapterus leucas. Can Field Nat 112:98-113.
Key words: beluga whales; Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK); Delphinapterus leucas; Arctic; systematic literature review
The analgesic effects of Leucas aspera and Polygonum hydropiper (used by Kaviraj 2 for treatment of pain, see Serial Number 2), as well as other Polygonum species has been amply demonstrated (Rahman et al., 2007; rahman et al., 2002; Han et al., 2012; Mazid et al., 2010a,b).