• 2017 / 07 / 12

    With the belugas: Week of June 26, 2017

    Par Marie-Ève Muller / Beluga-en / Field notes

    Belugas of Baie Sainte-Marguerite Baie Sainte-Marguerite is probably one of the most enigmatic places within the St. Lawrence beluga population’s summer range. This is the belugas’ “...

  • 2017 / 07 / 07

    Update July 7: Track is lost from the Nepisiguit River beluga

    Par Marie-Ève Muller / Beluga-en / Marine Mammal Emergencies

    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...

  • 2017 / 06 / 30

    With the Belugas: Week of June 19, 2017

    Par Équipe du Bleuvet / Beluga-en / Field notes

    Rolling the Dice After a first week spent in the upstream sector on the north shore side, the week of June 19 unfolded mostly in the company of belugas frequenting the Saguenay River and its mouth. St...

  • 2017 / 04 / 14

    DL220 off Cap de Bon-Désir!

    Par Renaud Pintiaux / Beluga-en / Field notes

    April 10, 2017. Back on the rocks of Cap de Bon-Désir. Rather quickly, I spot with my binoculars a herd of belugas far to the northwest, heading full speed along the coast to the northeast. These bel...

  • 2016 / 10 / 04


    Par Équipe BED / Beluga-en

    Her field marks Dorothy has multiple distinctive marks on her left side and a clean notch in the centre of her dorsal ridge. She is, however, difficult to recognize from her right side. Life history O...

  • 2016 / 07 / 19


    Par Équipe BED / Beluga-en

    His field marks Leucas is difficult to identify from the right side. On the other hand, he has a spot on his left flank that resembles the stroke of a paintbrush. Just below this spot, he shows a deep...

  • 2016 / 07 / 19


    Par Équipe BED / Beluga-en

    Her field marks Delphi is easily identifiable from the left side: she has a large gray spot and white dots that completely cover her dorsal crest and extend onto her flank. Life history The first enco...

  • 2016 / 03 / 04

    (Cowboys Fringants and their fans )

    Par Équipe BED / Beluga-en

    Its distinctive traits Hector is easily recognizable thanks to two deep notches in his dorsal crest, which are visible from both sides. Life history It was in 2013 that we first encountered Hector, at...

  • 2016 / 02 / 18

    (fans of the television show Animo)

    Par Équipe BED / Beluga-en

    Its distinctive traits The deep round scar between Animo’s head and dorsal crest is the first thing that jumps out when observing this individual. It also has a few small gashes on its dorsal cr...

  • 2015 / 06 / 28


    Par Équipe BED / Beluga-en

    Portrait Atmosphère se reconnaît par ses deux taches blanches avec un petit point gris au centre de chacune d’elle, faisant penser aux yeux d’un personnage de BD. Sa tête porte aussi une ligne ...