Whales
As gray whale migration reaches its peak, scientists fear another unexplained die-off  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
As California gray whales wind their way south along North America's Pacific coast—from their feeding grounds in the Arctic to their spring destination in... more
Sharp increase in Ningaloo whale shark injuries might be due to boat encounters  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Almost one-fifth of the whale sharks (Rhincodon typus) in Western Australia's Ningaloo Reef Marine Park show major scarring or fin amputations, with... more
Sharp increase in Ningaloo whale shark injuries might be due to boat encounters  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Almost one-fifth of the whale sharks (Rhincodon typus) in Western Australia's Ningaloo Reef Marine Park show major scarring or fin amputations, with... more
What's in Puget sound? New technique casts a wide net for concerning chemicals  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
The waters of Puget Sound support many species, including mussels, salmon and killer whales. But researchers know that runoff from land in... more
Discovery reveals how remora fishes know when to hitch a ride aboard their hosts  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Remoras are among the most successful marine hitchhikers, thanks to powerful suction discs that allow them to stay tightly fastened... more
Meet the narwhal, 'unicorn of the sea'  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Narwhals are often called the unicorns of the sea. The long tusk of the male narwhal sets these whales apart, but it's not the only thing that makes Monodon monoceros among the most intriguing... more
Solar Storms Might Be Causing Gray Whales to Get Lost  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
Strandings of healthy gray whales increase with the prevalence of solar storms. more
A 'pivotal' moment for understanding whale evolution  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
We could be getting closer to understanding how feeding behaviors in whales and dolphins have evolved over time. more
Counting whales from space pitched as key to saving them  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
An aquarium and an engineering firm in Massachusetts are partnering on a project to better protect whales by monitoring them from space. more
Giant magnetic ropes seen in Whale Galaxy's halo  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Using the National Science Foundation's Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array radio telescope, a team of astronomers has captured for the first time an image of large-scale, coherent, magnetic fields in the... more
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