Aquarium locked in legal battle over denied bid for Russian beluga whales

Georgia Aquarium argues introducing new belugas into the captive population in the US would diversify the gene pool, but NOAA Fisheries denied their request

The Guardian

Last updated on 11 August 2015

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Russian Federation
United States of America
Threats: 
Unsustainable hunting and trapping
Species: 
Delphinapterus leucas
Species group: 
Marine mammals