10 ( ANI ): Researchers have found that not all Southern Hemisphere humpback
whales migrate towards the equator at the end of the Antarctic summer.
Whale watchers made more than 73,000 sightings, logging date, identity and behavior information (including hunting technique) about each humpback
chinensis, the Indo-Pacific humpback
dolphin, is categorized as "Near Threatened" by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN, 2011), and is included in the Appendix I of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES, 2011).
uk GIANTS OF THE SEAS: THE FACTS HUMPBACK
WHALE Named for its distinctive body shape and known for its complex songs, which travel for great distances through the oceans.
Two of the many species of whitefish in Alaska, humpback
whitefish (Coregonus pidschian) and least cisco (C.
migrate from their summer feeding grounds near the poles to warmer winter breeding waters.
do wipe out our native species, at least 6000 jobs could be at risk in the Scottish salmon industry.
In this note we report data regarding the temporal and spatial distribution of humpback
whales from northern Peru.
whales are powerful swimmers, and the 40-ton (36-metric ton) behemoths typically clock up 5,000 miles in their trips from the frosty waters of the North Atlantic and the Antarctic to more temperate areas around the equator.
By deploying 110 sonobuoys (passive 'listening' devices), the team recorded sounds from blue, humpback
, minke, fin and sperm whales, and an unidentified beaked whale.
was captured on camera by Julie Forrest, of Coverdale, North Yorkshire, who dives in the area with her husband most weekends over the summer.
With as many as 21,000 humpback
whales hugging the coast, the west coast has been dubbed the Humpback
Highway by whale experts.