309 Search Results for " humpback "
2019 / 11 / 28
Dozens of Humpbacks and Thousands Of Seals Linger On
With the short days of November and the appearance of the first ice, observers on the water are growing more scarce. Nevertheless, enthusiasts are braving the cold to see if any whales are still prese...
2019 / 11 / 20
Humpbacks eat with their hands
The pectoral fins of humpback whales, with their enormous size and jagged edges, are quite different from those of other species. They are believed to improve manoeuvrability and promote thermoregulat...
2019 / 11 / 01
Post-whaling Recovery: The Beautiful Story Of Humpbacks
This year in the St. Lawrence, no fewer than 13 mother-calf humpback pairs have been identified by teams from the Mingan Island Cetacean Study (MICS) and the Group for Research and Education on Marine...
2019 / 11 / 01
A Speckled Humpback… by Anik Boileau
By Anik Boileau, Veterinary Science Researcher and Director of CERSI With the arrival of fall in the Sept-Îles region, it’s not uncommon to find large rorquals west of Baie Sainte-Marguerite, near ...
2019 / 10 / 18
The Whale and the Raven : a documentary about the orcas and humpback whales of British Columbia
A new documentary was just released by the National Film Board of Canada. Here is the synopsis. «On the otherwise uninhabited Gil Island, just off the northwest coast of British Columbia, the sound o...
2019 / 10 / 03
Autumn is for Humpbacks
Seven black-and-white tails rise into the air one after the other before disappearing into the dark river. “It’s a ballet of tails,” exclaims GREMM’s lead naturalist on September 28. Another t...
2019 / 09 / 11
Humpback Entangled off Forillon Park
Late in the day on August 25, 2019, the Quebec Marine Mammal Emergency Response Network receives a report for a humpback whale entangled off the cliffs of Forillon National Park in the Gaspé Peninsul...
2019 / 09 / 05
Humpbacks Aplenty and Blue Whale Tails!
A long-time observer and former resident of Tadoussac sets out on a whale-watching cruise on September 1. The skyscape reflects off the waters of the St. Lawrence like a mirror. The boat’s captain s...
2019 / 08 / 23
Thirteen Humpback Whales and Their Little Ones
We often talk about endangered species, but we rarely emphasize how well other species are doing. And humpback whale populations around the world are thriving. From “Threatened” in 1982 to “Not ...
2019 / 07 / 05
Do humpback whales have friends?
Since arriving in the Marine Park area, Tic Tac Toe has been observed multiple times with another female nicknamed Snowball. At the end of last summer, it was with Gaspar that Tic Tac Toe spent all he...