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A Little Peace and Quiet for Belugas

Once again this summer, Baie Sainte-Marguerite will be closed to navigation from June 21 to September 21. Since 2018, navigation…

|News 10/8/2020

Boaters Urged to Contribute to Research

Like thousands of other pleasure boaters, do you enjoy taking advantage of warm summer days to operate your craft in…

|News 6/8/2020

Do different killer whale ecotypes communicate in the same way?

Following our article on the various killer whale ecotypes, one reader asked whether killer whales of different ecotypes are able…

|Whale Q&A 26/5/2020
Pose d'une balise sur le dos d'un béluga.

With the belugas… under water

On the morning of July 26, the Bleuvet sets sail from the port of Tadoussac to study belugas. With 6 people on…

|Field Notes 13/8/2019

Military Sonar: A Threat to Blue Whale’s Recovery?

A new study published in Experimental Biology showed that military sonar can affect the behaviour of the blue whales studied off the…

|News 13/8/2019

Putting a face to a call : identifying belugas acoustically

A herd of belugas breaks through the surface of the water as their squawks, chirps, whistles and grunts fill the…

|News 8/1/2019

“Mom, can you hear me?” season #2

By Valeria Vergara and Marie-Ana Mikus (guest researchers from Ocean Wise Conservation Association) Time flies on the beluga research tower…

|Field Notes 2/8/2018

Toward a better co-existence of shipping traffic and belugas in the St. Lawrence

To facilitate the recovery of whales at risk in the St. Lawrence, researchers, wildlife managers and industry are working together…

|News 15/5/2017

Narwhals Use Sound… Like a Flashlight!

The narwhal, sometimes called the unicorn of the sea, is not an imaginary creature. It is a real animal, but…

|News 21/11/2016

Cap sur les baleines, Episode 2: Marie Guilpin

Marie Guilpin crossed the Atlantic to study the whales of the St. Lawrence. As a Ph.D. student in oceanography in…

|News 2/9/2015

The F.G. Creed Crew is Back in the Estuary in Search of Whales’ Prey

Fisheries and Oceans Canada's ship F.G. Creed is in the Estuary this week for its eighth annual acoustic survey aimed…

|News 4/8/2015