whale and dolphins

whale and dolphins
North Atlantic Right Whale

Numbering just 500, the North Atlantic right whale (Eubalaena glacialis) is one of the rarest animals in the world. The whales have been hunted...
Southern Right Whale

But not by astronauts or space tourists. Scientists from the British Antarctic Survey are using satellite images to detect and count southern right whales...
Whale Meat

German customs officers have confiscated whale meat snacks being sold by a Norwegian stall at Berlin's Green Week. The stallholders could face prosecution and...

Environmental organisations have strongly criticised the resumption of commercial fin whaling by Icelandic whaler Kristján Loftsson, whose company plans to hunt up to 180...

Underwater robots detect nine endangered North Atlantic right whales

Concern is growing that human-generated noise in the ocean disrupts marine animals that rely on sound for communication and navigation. In the modern ocean,...

The Center for Biological Diversity yesterday filed a formal notice of intent to sue the National Marine Fisheries Service for failing to develop a...

New research published in IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence uses dolphin photos from the SCUBA Travel site to show, for the first time, how to build 3D moving models from 2D photographs.

Scientists have observed a “super-aggregation” of more than 300 humpback whales gorging on the largest swarm of Antarctic krill seen in more than 20...
Killer Whale

It has long been thought that there were several types of killer whales. Now scientists are recommending that at least three be reclassified as separate species.