Latest Gray Whale Stories
Baleen gray whales have been spotted on their annual migration from the Bering Sea to the Baja California lagoons and Flagship Cruises & Events has once again partnered with the Birch Aquarium
Whales have often been viewed at the lonely nomads of the seas, but a new report has found that whales are actually great engineers of marine ecosystems.
A step-by-step guide to reducing impacts on whales and other marine species during seismic sea floor surveys has been developed by experts with IUCN's Western Gray Whale Advisory Panel (WGWAP) and Sakhalin Energy Investment Company Ltd.
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Using “crittercams” and tagging technology, scientists have confirmed unique humpback whale feeding techniques performed along the ocean floor.
Pile driving during construction of wind farms and the use of airguns when searching for oil and gas unavoidably result in noise pollution in the surrounding area.
Scientists from the Namibian Dolphin project working off the coast of Namibia in southwest Africa have spotted a North Pacific gray whale there, marking the first time the giant mammal has ever been observed south of the equator.
The North Atlantic right whale (Eubalaena glacialis), also known as the black right whale or the northern right whale, is one of three right whales in the Eubalaena genus. It can be found in a small population of about 396 individuals in the western North Atlantic. If it does occur in the eastern North Atlantic, experts assert that it only numbers in the tens, making it nearly extinct in that area. This species migrates into the western North Atlantic to feed in the spring, summer, and fall...
The Gray Whale (Eschrichtius robustus), more recently called the Eastern Pacific Gray Whale, is a whale that travels between feeding and breeding grounds yearly. It reaches a length of about 52 ft (16 meters), can reach a weight of 36 tons and age of 50"“60 years. Gray Whales were once called devil fish because of their fighting behavior when they are hunted. The Gray Whale is the sole species in the genus Eschrichtius. This animal is one of the oldest species of mammals, having been on...
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