Fin whales (Balaenoptera physalus) have resident populations in three different regions - including the Gulf of California. Daniela Bernot‐Simon, Lorena Viloria‐Gómora, Alejandro Gómez‐Gallardo and Jorge Urbán R. have now found evidence of the fin whale calving ground in the resident Californian fin whales. While numbers are recovering with around 100,000 individuals globally, fin whales are still listed as vulnerable by the IUCN Red List.
Whale scientists pioneering the translation of beautiful humpback whale songs were shocked to discover they’re actually a collection of “diss tracks” about humans.
The ex-Russian commando, Hvaldimir, has signed for the Norway national rugby union team. That’s right! The lonely beluga who was found wearing a Russian spy camera on a harness is being recruited to bring a breath of fresh air to the Norwegian team.
European Cetacean Society (ECS) Webinar 2021 At the ECS we believe it is important for the marine mammal scientific community, not only in Europe but worldwide, [...]
Ocean Encounters Virtual Series — Saving the North Atlantic Right Whale Exploring partnerships and solutions for survival
Ocean Encounters, a virtual series from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Saving the North Atlantic Right Whale Exploring partnerships and solutions for survival Webinar Registration » Speakers: [...]
Registration for our upcoming ACS Virtual Conference, Saturday, January 30, 2021 is now OPEN! Registration is FREE! To register click here! SCIENCE OF WHALES: Understanding the [...]
“After a Summer in 2017 where I spent nearly every single day on the water to only observe a mere 27 Blue Whales, 2018 has been an absolute revelation for me here in San Diego. Over the course of three days, I had nearly 100 incredible Blue Whale sightings!"
From CBS News Alex Ferrer investigates the treatment of SeaWorld's captive killer whales for "Whistleblower." To watch the CBS full episode (41:44 minutes) you'll [...]
In the above photo taken on March 16, 2019, Darrell Blatchley, director of D' Bone Collector Museum Inc., shows plastic waste found in the stomach [...]
From Michael Stocker's “Ocean Noise” blog: "Dear OCR Community and Friends There are a lot of moving parts right now on the proposal to [...]
Everyone should watch this.... From the author of some of our favorites books: "Song for the Blue Ocean", "Eye of the Albatross" and recently "Beyond [...]
"Captain Watson is guided by a singular truth: if the oceans die, we die! Humanity and civilization cannot survive on this planet with a [...]
The appearance of the world’s rarest whales has been recorded for the first time after a mother and her calf washed up on beach in New Zealand [...]
By Timothy G. Nelson* This March, a Seattle-based federal judge issued a decision dealing with the continued practice of whaling in Antarctic waters. The court's ruling, [...]
Reading the new 2nd edition of Erich Hoyt's MPAs for Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises gave me a lot to think about. What a fascinating topic [...]
"There is something you need to know about Jaws. He was a fabrication. Photographer and explorer Amos Nachoum dispels the misconception of killer species [...]