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for B!!
Posted by: kim (
Date: June 26, 2010 12:33AM

Can we discuss my north atlantic whales now??? smiling bouncing smiley>grinning smiley<

Re: for B!! first time visitors to SXM
Posted by: Barbara1 (Moderator)
Date: June 26, 2010 09:02AM

you mean these?

North Atlantic right whale
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Endangered (IUCN 3.1)[2]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Cetacea
Family: Balaenidae
Genus: Eubalaena
Species: E. glacialis
(Müller, 1776)
Binomial name
Eubalaena glacialis
Range map

* biscayensis (Eschricht, 1860)
* nordcaper (Lacépède, 1804)

The North Atlantic right whale (Eubalaena glacialis which means "good, or true, whale of the ice") is a baleen whale, one of three right whale species belonging to the genus Eubalaena,[1] formerly classified as a single species.

About four hundred right whales live in the North Atlantic Ocean. They migrate between feeding grounds in the Gulf of Maine and their winter calving areas off Georgia and Florida, an ocean area with heavy shipping traffic.

Like other right whales, the North Atlantic right whale is readily distinguished from other whales by the callosities on its head, a broad back without a dorsal fin, and a long arching mouth that begins above the eye. The body of the whale is very dark grey or black, occasionally with white patches on the belly. The right whale's callosities appear white due to large colonies of cyamids or whale lice.

Adult right whales average 35–55 feet (11–17 m) in length and weigh up to seventy tons (63,500 kg); the largest measured specimens have been 60 feet (18 m) long and 117 tonnes (115 LT; 129 ST). Females are larger than males.

Forty percent of a right whale's body weight is blubber, which is of relatively low density. Consequently, unlike many other species of whale, dead right whales float.

There is little data on their life span, but it is believed to be at least fifty years, and some may live more than a century.

Now since they are endangered, the question is will they be allowed to post on GoBeach without being deleted?
Maybe they would like to visit the Caribbean and spawn? or mate?
Would they like Orient?
Can they enter SXM without a visa?
should they rent a car? oops. a boat?
Does anyone have information on a hotel for North American Right Whales?
a large pool or oceanfront would be a requirement.

smileys with beer


Re: for B!!
Posted by: kim (
Date: June 26, 2010 09:04AM

Just hope they don't rent a rental car with "R" plates, and is there a beach they can go to for privacy????winking smiley

Re: for B!!
Posted by: Barbara1 (Moderator)
Date: June 26, 2010 10:03AM

tihnk they need to rent a van
who rents vans?
private beach
hmm,let me think
oh thats right..we don't have any


Re: for B!!
Posted by: annie (
Date: June 26, 2010 10:56AM

You too are bad! ROFLMAO


Re: for B!!
Posted by: Kathy (
Date: June 26, 2010 03:27PM

Okay, I just got it!!! I am so proud...I figured out what the Seamans Club was.

Re: for B!!
Posted by: Ed (nine510) (
Date: June 26, 2010 10:42PM

I think it's time to close this thread.


Re: for B!!
Posted by: MelissaG (
Date: June 27, 2010 06:26AM

Lol Ed......and this one's done!


Re: for B!!
Posted by: Ed (nine510) (
Date: June 27, 2010 07:13AM

Yup, ya hafta get here early and often, Melissa. :-)


Re: for B!!
Posted by: MelissaG (
Date: June 27, 2010 07:32AM

I'm thankful the folks here have a good sense of humor!


Re: for B!!
Posted by: double-D (
Date: June 27, 2010 08:50AM

Rental car???
No way,they take taxi's.....quite a responsible group!!

Re: for B!!
Posted by: dave3 (65.55.67.---)
Date: June 27, 2010 09:22AM

kathy..careful what you write and mention. they will delete it if its about seamans club...see below.there were no unfriendly remarks or comments. it should not have been deleted. it is information some people want to know about and that is what they have repeatedly said the board is for.

Re: for B!!
Posted by: MelissaG (
Date: June 27, 2010 09:40AM

Wow Dave and really need to log in twice to make a comment? I can see closing the thread before it got ugly. Nothing wrong with that. At least there wasn't scolding and put in the corner before it was done. cool smiley


Re: for B!!
Posted by: Tabba Khady (Moderator)
Date: June 27, 2010 10:37AM

the seamans thread was closed (and not deleted... get your facts straight), because we don't feel supporting prostitution on this board... asking and giving the price of a beer in a bar is fine but, now, starting to throw number of $ which can buy you a girl..nope!
NOw.. can we still maintain a friendly humouristic thread on this one, or some members are definitly inclined to disturb it?
Talking about whales, you do not need to go far in North atlantic to spot them.. we have plenty here in St Maarten, especially washed on the shore of Orient Bay!...>grinning smiley<

Kind Regards,


Re: for B!!
Posted by: Barbara1 (Moderator)
Date: June 27, 2010 12:49PM

so i guess this one is finished too!


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