Migraciones de la ballena jorobada

  • Javier Rodríguez Fundación Promar
Palabras clave: Migración; Ballena jorobada

Resumen

Se da cuenta de las rutas que en sus migraciones por el mundo sigue la ballena jorobada,que es una de las dos es-pecies de ballenas cuyos desplazamientos son bien conoci-dos.Se hace hincapié en su paso por la costa pacífica cos-tarricense, revelando las actividades que aquí realizan, los peligros que enfrentan y las condiciones para su protección que nacionalmente existen.

Biografía del autor/a

Javier Rodríguez, Fundación Promar

Biólogo, funcionario de Fundación Promar, Costa Rica, Javier.rodriguez@gmail.com

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Publicado
2004-07-01
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Rodríguez, J. (2004). Migraciones de la ballena jorobada. Revista De Ciencias Ambientales, 28(1), 13-19. https://doi.org/10.15359/rca.28-1.2
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