Beluga Whales (image) University of Washington Share Print E-Mail Caption Beluga whales in the pack ice in West Greenland. Ships using the Northwest Passage would travel through Baffin Bay off Greenland's west coast. Credit Kristin Laidre/University of Washington Usage Restrictions With 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.