Tag Results for whales

Whale #3301 on September 1, 2018 in the Bay of Fundy- with mud on the right side of the head

Right Whales

Muddy Right Whales

August 15, 2019

New England Aquarium scientists look at why whales are taking mud baths at the bottom of the ocean....Read More

July Vessel Survey Sets Sail In Gulf of St. Lawrence

July 9, 2019

This is the Anderson Cabot Center's fourth consecutive year of looking for right whales in the Gulf of St. Lawrence...Read More

A bowhead whale breaching off the Alaskan coast. Credit: Kate Stafford via Creative Commons.

Marine Mammals

Bowhead Whale’s Baleen Shines Spotlight on Stress from Entanglement

March 27, 2019

Much like the rings on a tree can show a history of drought in forests, scientists can see periods of chronic stress by examining a whale’s baleen. ...Read More

humpback whale fluke with mountains in backgroun

Press Release

Studying Humpback Whales off Madagascar as Energy Exploration Gears Up

January 5, 2017

A new study by our researcher finds that humpback whales off Madagascar travel much further than previously thought, a conservation concern as offshore energy exploration expands in the region....Read More