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2019 / 08 / 17
Studying Fin Whale Distribution to Understand Their Decline
The team at the Mingan Island Cetacean Study (MICS) has been observing fewer and fewer fin whales in the northern parts of the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Is this decline caused by emigration due to a short...
2019 / 05 / 16
Species at Risk: Fin Whales on the Rebound, Concerns for Sei Whales and Sowerby’s Beaked Whales
On May 6, the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) convened in St. John’s, Newfoundland, to assess or reassess the status of three species or populations of whales:...
2019 / 04 / 04
Decline in Fin Whales in Gulf of St. Lawrence
Fin whales in the northern Gulf of St. Lawrence are in decline, according to a new study published in the periodical Ecology and Evolution. The population is believed to have contracted from 335 indiv...
2018 / 12 / 13
New status for fin whales: on the road to recovery?
Fin whales may not be the largest of the whales, but they are certainly one of the fastest! This advantage long allowed them to escape the whaler’s harpoon, at least until the 20th century when whal...
2018 / 04 / 26
Never Before Seen Footage of Fin Whale Feeding Behaviour
The scientific team from EDMAKTUB filmed unprecedented images of fin whales surface feeding off the coast of Garraf, Spain. Captured using a drone, the video will allow marine biologists around the wo...
2017 / 07 / 19
In Pursuit of the Fin Whale
Last July 13, 2017, I spent my day on the water in search of large rorquals to photograph. The weather was conducive to observing marine mammals: calm water, no fog and a bright sun. And yet, there wa...
2017 / 06 / 07
Minke Whale with Calf and Two Fin Whales… by Renaud Pintiaux
June 2, 2017. Foray off Tadoussac and an exceptional morning observation! According to my information, this is the first one in our sector since… 2003! Near buoy S05 (not far from the mouth of t...
2017 / 06 / 05
St. Lawrence Week: Fin Whale
Rapid and Agile Greyhound of the Sea During the St. Lawrence Week, Whales Online features every day a different whale species portrait. A souvenir, a quote, pictures, a story. Each encounter with a wh...
2017 / 01 / 27
Fin Whale Carcass in Montmagny: Flashback to 1988
A few weeks ago, a botanist passionate about nature and wildlife took advantage of a winter day to sort through his box of souvenir photos. Here's what he came upon: the photographs are of a fin whale...
2017 / 01 / 11
Start of 2017 in Haute-Côte-Nord: a Fin Whale and a Group of Belugas… by Renaud Pintiaux
The year's off to a great start! January 2: I've no sooner arrived at Cap de Bon-Desir, and, standing on the boulders, I spot a large spout offshore....