Whales
More than just whale food: Krill's influence on carbon dioxide and global climate  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
Antarctic krill are well-known for their role at the base of the Southern Ocean food web, where they're food for marine predators... more
Stranded whales detected from space  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
A new technique for analysing satellite images may help scientists detect and count stranded whales from space. Researchers tested a new detection method using Very High Resolution (VHR) satellite images of the biggest mass stranding of baleen whales... more
Stranded whales detected from space  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
A new technique for analysing satellite images may help scientists detect and count stranded whales from space. Researchers tested a new detection method using Very High Resolution (VHR) satellite images from Maxar Technologies of the biggest mass stranding... more
Watch Rare Footage of Whales Blowing 'Bubble Nets' to Capture Prey in a Vortex of Doom  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 days
Underwater and airborne cameras recently captured an astounding sight: feeding whales producing bubble nets to trap... more
Thames Humpback whale killed by ship: The casualty of a global problem  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
A humpback whale was recently spotted in the River Thames near London. This unusual sighting sparked national media interest, similar to "Benny" the beluga... more
Researchers Capture Stunning Video of Whale Bubble-Net Feeding  SCI-NEWS.COM · 5 days
A research team led by University of Hawai’i at Manoa marine biologists has captured whale’s-point-of-view and aerial drone video of... more
Video captures whale bubble-net feeding  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
University of Hawai'i at Mānoa's Marine Mammal Research Program (MMRP) researchers and key collaborators captured amazing whale's-point-of-view and aerial drone video of humpback whale bubble-net feeding. It's one component of a project investigating causes of a possible decline... more
Seven stranded whales found dead in Indonesia  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Seven pilot whales were found dead on an eastern Indonesian beach, an official said Saturday, after 17 were stranded in the remote area. more
Hush, little baby: Mother right whales 'whisper' to calves  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
A recent study explores whether right whale mother-calf pairs change their vocalizations to keep predators from detecting them. more
Whale 'whispers' keep young safe near predators: study  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Female Atlantic right whales lower their voices to a whisper when communicating with their young in order to prevent "eavesdropping" by predators, researchers said Wednesday. more
Medical News Today: How whales and dolphins evolved for life at sea  MNT · 2 weeks
New research identifies 85 genes, the loss of which may have allowed whales, dolphins, and other cetaceans to adapt to life in an aquatic... more
Stanford study finds genetic similarities among species that use sound waves to navigate  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Insect-eating bats navigate effortlessly in the dark and dolphins and killer whales gobble up prey in murky waters thanks in part to... more
Scientists uncover genetic similarities among species that use sound to navigate  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Insect-eating bats navigate effortlessly in the dark and dolphins and killer whales gobble up prey in murky waters thanks in part to specific changes in a... more
Researchers use drones to weigh whales  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Researchers have devised a way to accurately estimate the weight of free-living whales using only aerial images taken by drones. more
Researchers use drones to weigh whales  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
By measuring the body length, width and height of free-living southern right whales photographed by drones, researchers were able to develop a model that accurately calculated the body volume and mass of the whales. more
Less genes for a life in water  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
While whales and dolphins spend their entire life in the ocean, these air-breathing mammals actually evolved from terrestrial species. The transition from land to water in the ancestors of modern whales and dolphins about... more
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