Narwhal summering grounds in Inglefield Bredning

Narwhal summering grounds in Inglefield Bredning, West Greenland. Narwhals spend the summer in ice-free coastal areas of the high Arctic. They are studied from temporary coastal camps during the summer months when they occupy high Arctic bays and fjords. Scientists live in tent camps like this one (in Northwest Greenland) for approximately one month at a time and catch whales in nets from shore or instrument them offshore from boats. Image courtesy of Kristin Laidre.

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