Update, July 20 – An eighth Right Whale carcass found
The carcass of the third of the six dead right whales found in the Gulf of St. Lawrence in June has recently washed ashore in the Magdalen Islands...Learn more
News from Afield
2017 / 07 / 14
Diversity of Species and Behaviours to Discover
"They come here to eat."... a phrase often repeated by captains and naturalists from the get-go when speaking to the public about migratory whales arriving from the Atlantic to spend the summer months...Learn more
2017 / 07 / 07
Update July 7: Track is lost from the Nepisiguit River beluga
Since June 4: we lost track On July 4 in the evening, the GREMM research team did not receive the transmissions of the satellite tag placed on the right flank of the beluga. Hoping for a temporary pro...Learn more
News from Near and Afar
2017 / 07 / 14
Whale Alert App Now Available in French
Whale Alert, an application developed to reduce the risk of collisions between ships and whales, is now available in French. This application allows those navigating Canadian and US waters of the Atla...Learn more
2017 / 07 / 04
Whale-watching tours: opportunities to educate and raise awareness?
A case study in Juneau, Alaska demonstrates the potential of whale-watching tours as an educational and public awareness tool for the protection of whales and the marine environment. This study also r...Learn more
2017 / 07 / 13
How can a beluga survive out of water?
The rescue operation of the beluga trapped in the Nepisiguit River, New Brunswick, raised the question: how can a marine species survive out of its environment? For the occasion, Whales Online met wit...Learn more
2017 / 06 / 30
What is the function of the callosities in right whales?
A text from Sonia Villalon The callosities in right whales are irregular patches of thickened and keratinized tissues. These tissues are habitat for three species of amphipod crustaceans specializing ...Learn more