Latest Bryde's Whale Stories
A group of scientists from Wildlife Conservation Society, the American Museum of Natural History, Columbia University, NOAA, and other groups are working to define separate groups and subspecies of the Bryde's whale.
A nearly 60-foot-long whale that had been found stranded along a New York City beach on Wednesday was confirmed dead earlier today.
Bryde's Whales are the least known and in many ways the most unusual of the rorquals(Baleen Whales). They are small by rorqual standards"”no more than about 25 tons. They prefer tropical warm waters to the polar seas that other whales in their family prefer. They are largely coastal whales and their diet is composed almost entirely of fish. There appear to be two species, and some confusion between the two exists. Bryde's Whales are very similar in appearance to Sei Whales and almost as...
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