This week in the Marine Park
A collection of whale stories from captains, naturalists and scientists who work in the Saguenay–St. Lawrence Marine Park.
2018 / 11 / 07
Mériscope: Overview of Minke Whales
A 23-foot orange Zodiac called Narval is used to approach minke whales. On board you will find the Mériscope crew, equipped with binoculars, cameras and a crossbow. Founded in 2001, this independent ...
2016 / 07 / 14
Flame Retardants in St. Lawrence Whales
Biopsies will allow us to learn more about the accumulation and effects of halogenated flame retardants (HFR) in beluga and minke whales...
2016 / 01 / 18
Braving the Cold
This temperature won't prevent ice fishing enthusiasts from kicking off the season! Prerequisite for this activity: the ice on the water has to be thick enough to be able to drive on it, set up a shel...
2015 / 11 / 25
Belugas on the Move
Video Clip Presenting the Project: Stunning Footage
This project and how it has unfolded to date are presented in this video clip by Yannick Rose © Productions Novo Media 2014; amazing images of belugas and researchers in action! ...
2015 / 09 / 30
Pregnancy Tests for Belugas
The final day of the program was September 25. Weather conditions were favourable, which allowed the team to work on the water for several days this fall during the three weeks dedicated to the projec...
2015 / 09 / 29
Cap sur les baleines, Episode 4: Olivia Capeillere
Olivia Capeillere crossed the Atlantic to follow her passion for the titans that inhabit the St. Lawrence. As a naturalist for the GREMM, she succeeds in combining her interests in communication and m...
2015 / 09 / 23
The Fourth Season of the Large Rorqual Telemetric Monitoring Project in the Marine Park is Underway
September 23: What about their Prey?
This occurred at 2:45 pm. The Fisheries and Oceans Canada-GREMM team, aboard the Bleuvet, managed to place the tag on the back of fin whale Bp 945. ...
2015 / 09 / 09
Cap sur les baleines, Episode 3: Simon Gauthier
Professional storyteller Simon Gauthier pounds the pavement, his backpack chock full of tales, baleinophone in hand. The pioneer of whale song classes takes you on a journey from Lyon to Tadoussac, in...
2015 / 09 / 02
Cap sur les baleines, Episode 2: Marie Guilpin
Cap sur les baleines is a webseries presenting whales through the eyes of those who encounter them on a daily basis. In each episode, enter a new universe, discover a new approach to these giants that...
2015 / 08 / 28
Who are these gannets that are hunting among the whales?
These large seabirds, the largest in the North Atlantic with wingspans of up to two metres, owe their scientific name (Sula bassana) to the Scottish island of Bass Rock, where a large colony has been ...