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New study reveals impact of whaling on Southern right whales

New study reveals impact of whaling on Southern right whales

In a report published today by Royal Society Open Science, researchers studying southern right whales in New Zealand have been able to estimate the impact of whaling on these whales and how their numbers have recovered in recent years. Using various sources of data such as sightings, genetic analysis and known catch numbers, the team…

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WDC carries out southern right whale study in Argentina

In October, WDC and colleagues from FundaciĆ³n Cethus conducted the second fieldwork season on Southern right whales in Miramar city, Buenos Aires, Argentina. The aim of the study is to determine seasonality and habitat use of the species in the area. Even though most of the time weather conditions were not suitable for visual surveys,…

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