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Killer whales may remain in arctic or subarctic waters until driven out by new forming ice in October and November.Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises of the Western North Atlantic|Stephen Leatherwood
This same broad conclusion is sustained also at the north, where the prairie dovetails, as it were, with the subarctic forest.
Trees are absent, except along the inland border, where the tundra merges with the subarctic forest.
The codfish (Gadus callarias) is a creature of little beauty but of great usefulness, swarming in all arctic and subarctic seas.Elementary Zoology, Second Edition|Vernon L. Kellogg
For convenience we may designate this vast and but little known northern region as the Subarctic Forest plains.