Scientists take the floor
Leading experts interviewed on Whales On Line on current issues, their interests or their research programs.
2018 / 05 / 04
Record Number of Humpbacks Identified in 2017
The Mingan Island Cetacean Study (MICS) was able to identify 121 humpback whales in 2017, a record number! Of these, 98 individuals were already in the photo-identification catalogue and 23 new pages...
2017 / 06 / 06
What was learned from the exceptional red tide of August 2008?
In an interview with Whales Online, phytoplankton ecology researcher Michel Starr from Fisheries and Oceans Canada answers the following question: What was learned from the exceptional red tide (artic...
2016 / 06 / 09
What makes whales breach?
Whales have been seen jumping completely out of the water – or breaching – in the St. Lawrence Estuary, a behaviour that raises questions!...
2015 / 08 / 20
What Conclusions Can be Drawn from the North Atlantic Right Whale Observations and Mortalities during the 2015 season?
A response from Véronique Lesage, Fisheries and Oceans Canada...
2014 / 02 / 23
Are the Belugas of the North Threatened?
In an interview with Véronique Lesage and Thomas Doniol-Valcroze, researchers at the Maurice Lamontagne Institute (Fisheries and Oceans Canada), Whales On Line asked them the following quest...