Related topics: whales

Acoustic research sheds new light on whale soundsĀ 

Scientists from British Antarctic Survey (BAS), Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS), and international collaborators have this week published the first detailed research on the sounds made by southern right whales ...

Dental crowding: Ancient baleen whales had a mouth full

A strange phenomenon happens with modern blue whales, humpback whales and gray whales: they have teeth in the womb but are born toothless. Replacing the teeth is baleen, a series of plates composed of thin, hair- and fingernail-like ...

How do humpback whales rest?

An international research collaboration has used an omnidirectional camera attached to humpback whales to reveal how these creatures rest underwater. These findings demonstrate how wide-angle lens cameras can be useful tools ...

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