Marine Mammals Archive

COMPARED TO OTHER WHALES (and to humans and other animals for that matter) bowhead whales (Balaena mysticetus) are heavy imbibers at the fountain of youth […]

RESEARCH – Three Whale Tales: Old Age, the Arabian Sea, Hearing Whales Songs

COMPARED TO OTHER WHALES (and to humans and other animals for that matter) bowhead whales (Balaena mysticetus) are heavy imbibers at the fountain of youth […]

DUTCH RESEARCHERS HAVE IDENTIFIED THE CULPRITS responsible for the gruesome deaths of hundreds of porpoises on northern European shores…cute cuddly gray seals (Halichoerus grypsus). Well, […]

GRAY SEALS FINGERED IN DUTCH PORPOISES DEATHS

DUTCH RESEARCHERS HAVE IDENTIFIED THE CULPRITS responsible for the gruesome deaths of hundreds of porpoises on northern European shores…cute cuddly gray seals (Halichoerus grypsus). Well, […]

SOME SIX MONTHS AFTER ITS WHALING PROGRAM WAS BANNED by the International Court of Justice in March, 2014, the government of Japan has announced an […]

DESPITE BAN, JAPAN PLANS ADDITIONAL WHALING

SOME SIX MONTHS AFTER ITS WHALING PROGRAM WAS BANNED by the International Court of Justice in March, 2014, the government of Japan has announced an […]

Pinnipeds (pin’–uh-peds, from the Latin for feathered or finned foot) Members of the group of aquatic mammals that includes seals, sea lions, fur seals and […]

Pinnipeds

Pinnipeds (pin’–uh-peds, from the Latin for feathered or finned foot) Members of the group of aquatic mammals that includes seals, sea lions, fur seals and […]

AIR-BREATHING MARINE MAMMALS LIKE WHALES AND DOLPHINS routinely dive to great depths – measured in thousands of feet – and return to the surface at high […]

WHY MARINE MAMMALS DON’T GET THE BENDS

AIR-BREATHING MARINE MAMMALS LIKE WHALES AND DOLPHINS routinely dive to great depths – measured in thousands of feet – and return to the surface at high […]

Ce·ta·cean (si-tey‘-shuhn, from the Greek and Latin for “whale”)  As an adjective, belonging to Order Cetacea, the catagory of marine mammals that includes whales, dolphins and […]

Cetacean, Baleen, Baleen Whales, Toothed Whales

Ce·ta·cean (si-tey‘-shuhn, from the Greek and Latin for “whale”)  As an adjective, belonging to Order Cetacea, the catagory of marine mammals that includes whales, dolphins and […]