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Whaling ( Grindadrap ) Long Finned Pilot Whale (globicephala melas) on the Faroe Islands, Hvannasund 2016. Whaling on the Faroe Islands is for subsistance and local consumption only. Meat is not exported or traded. Internationally hunting is not banned but controversial. Europe, Northern Europe, Scandinavia, Faroe Islands, Denmark

© Martin Zwick / Biosphoto

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Image size: 6192x8256 pixels (20.6"x27.5" @300dpi)

Shooting date : 2016-07-06

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Natural resources use / Fauna use / Fishing (activity) / Traditional fishing / Traditional fishing in Europe

Natural resources use / Fauna use / Fishing (activity) / Catch (fishing)

Matter (substance) / Water (matter) / Water surface

World sea and ocean / Atlantic Ocean / North Atlantic Ocean


Animal / Wild animal / Mammal / Marine mammal / Cetacean / Dolphin / Marine Dolphin / Pilot whale (Globicephala sp) / Long-finned pilot whale (Globicephala melas)

Species / Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) / CITES Appendix 2

Area / Strand

Species / IUCN Red List of Threatened Species / Data Deficient (IUCN) DD


Natural resources use / Fauna use / Hunting (activity) / Hunting type / Whaling

Behavior / Death / Corpse

Natural resources use / Fauna use / Hunting (activity) / Hunting trophy

Area / Marine area / Sea / Temperate sea

Natural resources use / Fauna use / Hunting (activity) / Hunting type / Traditional hunting

Natural resources use / Alimentation / Meat (food)

Transport / Infrastructure / Pier

Area / Strand / Seaside

Earth's crust / Landform / Island

Science / Meteorology / Meteorological phenomenon / Sky / Cloud

Ambiance / Seasons / Temperate season / Summer

Transport / Transport mode / Road transport / Truck

Transport / Infrastructure / Port

Individual / Stage of development / Adult

Material / Machine / Construction equipment / Jib crane (machine)

Enumeration / Group

Organism / Anatomy / Biological tissue / Animal tissue / Connective tissue / Blood

Behavior / Hunt

Shot / Overview

Europe / European Union / Scandinavia / Denmark / Faroe (Islands)

Human Settlement / Habitat / Building / House

Individual / Nobody

Latin keywords

Eukaryota / Opisthokonta / Metazoa / Bilateria / Coelomata / Deuterostomia / Chordata / Vertebrata / Synapsida / Therapsida / Mammalia / Cetacea / Delphinidae / Globicephala

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