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A scientific expedition carrying out research in the Gulf of Mexico last Tuesday got a very big surprise (both literally and figuratively) when their robotic submarine captured rare footage of a typically reclusive sperm whale swimming laps around its cameras.
MAUI, Hawaii, Jan.
Gulls have become a real hazard for endangered Southern Right Whales in one of their prime breeding grounds in Argentina, a protected gulf along the city of Puerto Madryn.
Experts say a minke whale that was likely injured by floating rope has provided a unique insight into the dangers posed to marine animals by fishing gear.
The Blacktip reef shark, Carcharhinus melanopterus, is a shark of tropical and warm temperate seas. It is often confused with the Blacktip shark, Carcharhinus limbatus. Distribution One of the most common sharks found in shallow, sometimes as shallow as 11.81 in (30cm) water around coral reefs of Indo-Pacific and Caribbean waters. The water they swim in is usually 70"“80Âº F (20"“27Â° C). Blacktip reef sharks do not venture into tropical lakes and rivers far from the ocean....
The Blacktip shark, Carcharhinus limbatus, is a large shark, native to the continental and insular shelves of tropical and warm temperate seas around the world. The Blacktip is a large fairly stout shark, grey in color, normally with black-tipped fins. It has a long, narrow, pointed snout, long gill slits, a large first dorsal fin and fairly large second dorsal. Taxonomy The Blacktip shark was first described by Achille Valenciennes in MÃ¼ller & Henle (1839) as Carcharias...
The False Killer Whale (Pseudorca crassidens) is a cetacean and one of the larger members of the oceanic dolphin family (Delphinidae). It lives in temperate and tropical waters throughout the world. As its name implies the False Killer Whale shares characteristics with the more widely known orca ("killer whale"). The two species look somewhat similar and, like the orca, the False Killer Whale attacks and kills other cetaceans. Scientists have not extensively studied the False Killer Whale...
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