Beluga Whale (image) Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Share Print E-Mail Caption Beluga whales have small external ear openings, located a few inches behind each eye. All work conducted under NMFS permit no. 14245. Credit Photo by Alaska Department of Fish and Game Usage Restrictions with proper credit Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.