Subject: Narwhal taxonomy

Leah Gerber (
Sat, 28 Mar 1998 18:52:25 -0800

At 10:27 AM 3/25/98 -0500, you wrote:
>Dear Leah,
>Hi my name is Morgan.I'm studying Narwhals and I want to know about 
>them.Is the White Whale apart of the Narwarls family?
> Do the people in the Artic eat Narwhals and White Whales?
>                      From,
>                       Morgan Rosenberg

Dear Morgan,

Narwhals are a species of odontocete. They are in the family of Monodonte,
which also includes the beluga whale. Narwhal and beluga whales are hunted
periodically by natives in Alaska.