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Short-Finned Pilot Whale (Globicephala macrorhynchus)


Short-finned pilot whales have an odd shape (compared to most of their closest cetacean relatives). They have square shaped heads with melons that bulge out a little. 284 more words

Marine Mammal

The Bay of Biscay: always full of surprises!

Hello everyone and welcome again to another blog from the Cap Finistere. Chantelle stayed on dry land this week and I (Clare) was joined by Tiffany on board. 1,004 more words

Sunfish shine through grey rainy days

Welcome to the Cap Finistere blog once again. This week I (Clare) was joined by Tiffany and after the fantastic sightings Chantelle and I had last week we were really excited to get back on the ship. 1,221 more words

Did you know...

Yep, that’s right!

Think about it: what would you do if you lived in the water and were tired? Maybe you’d flop belly up, and hang onto something. 292 more words


Wildlife Officers and passengers treated to Saturday show stopper!

Once again tranquil Thursdays did not disappoint! We had a glorious sea state two throughout the day and were blessed with several pods of playful and curious… 750 more words


I saved a whale. Actual. In fact I think it is fair to say that I saved a few. 64 even.
My friend Mac came to stay for a few days. 2,104 more words


Short-Finned Pilot Whale Washes Up Dead Near Nim Shue Wan, Lantau

It appears that shortly after theĀ first sighting of a short-finned pilot in Hong Kong (see post from January 14th), we now have the first stranding of a dead short-finned pilot whale. 282 more words

Marine Biology