Scientists go to Sakhalin to monitor gray whale

A team of scientists of the Far Eastern Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences (FEB RAS) on Thursday left Vladivostok to Sakhalin for population monitoring in the Red Book of gray whales that migrate annually to the Okhotsk Sea for feeding, told RIA Novosti the head of the expedition, lead engineer Pacific Oceanological Institute Maxim Fidorenko.

Gray whales are listed in the Red Book of Russia, live in the North Pacific Ocean. There are two herds of whales: the Korean-Okhotsk-Chukotka and California. They are all champions in distance travel: annual whale swims an average of 16,000 miles. When the

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The death of whales in Primorye

 

Off the coast of Primorye found another dead whale

This is the fourth time in the last two weeks. For some reason, the animals die at sea, and throws them over the sand.

Keith noticed a rest. They immediately turning to professionals Rybinspektsii. But experts have not been able to understand is why the animal died. Now China is trying to remove the carcass from the water, if you leave it in the sea, it can be a source of infection. The first dead whale found on May 31. Then there were the cases

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Tasmania found dozens of dead sperm whales

24 great sperm whale washed up on a shore of the island of Tasmania, south of the mainland. As to the mass suicide of the toothed whales arrived rescuers, 16 animals have been killed, but eight still continued to show signs of life, reports "Interfax".

Now the survivors are trying to save the sperm whale, there is a danger that the land they may suffocate under its own weight. While the nearly

40-ton mammals (adult weight) in the water, they do not feel its weight. There is another problem, which usually face rescuers sperm suicide: once mammal

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The struggle for survival — a killer whale watch online

Orca whales. These whales Romans called the Orcs, in other words, "the demons of the underworld." They wanted to frighten people by their large size and large jaws with small teeth Edged. When whales get better everyday plangtonom, killer whales, unlike them, adored hunt for salmon, gulls and sea lions … For the carnivorous nature of such man dubbed them the killer whale. Moviemakers visited Alaska, Canada, the United States and South America in order to collect unique material about the life of killer whales.

Animals of the underwater world

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Humpback whale washed up on Bering Island

Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, October 20 — RIA Novosti. Residents Commander found on the shore of Bering Island baby humpback whale, cast ashore, told RIA Novosti Deputy Director for Science Commander Sergei Zagrebelny State Reserve.

"Live baby whale found on the west coast of the island near the mouth of the river Fedoskino last night," — said Zagrebelny.

According to him, a beached animal — a cub at about 7-8 months. Length of its body reaches 7.5 meters.

"Most likely, the cub lost its mother's milk which he had fed, ill or something," — said the source.

Zagrebelny explained that while this is

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14-meter whale strandings in Belgium

Seriously wounded a 14-meter sperm whale stranded in Belgium in the early morning on Wednesday, February 8.

According to scientists, the giant mammal weighing nearly 30 tons was in the process of seasonal migration and found in the North Sea by mistake.

— North Sea — very treacherous place for whales, because it is not deep enough, because of this animal could injure themselves, — the employee of the Scientific Institute of Natural History of Belgium.

Despite the cold weather, look at the inhabitants of the seas on the beach gathered a great many local people.

Arrived on the scene

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On the coast near Nakhodka found another dead whale

This is the second dead whale found near Nakhodka in the last 10 days On the coast near Nakhodka found a second dead whale.

"Rescuers on Thursday morning with a search returned a lost fisherman in the sea and on the way noticed on the shore of the island near the Fox finds a four-meter carcass of a dead whale," — said the representative of the General Directorate for Emergency Situations Ministry Primorye.

According to "Interfax", the find has notified fishing control and scientists of the Far Eastern Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

This is

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The U.S. plan to kill a whale beached near New York

Employees of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) United States wants "from humanitarian reasons" to kill the 18-meter fin whale, beached near New York on Wednesday morning, said on Thursday the website of TV channel CNN.

According to the channel, the male fin whale — the second largest mammal of the planet — was found on the ocean bystanders, who immediately called the emergency services. It turned out that the whale was still alive, and it arrived on the discovery by U.S. zoologists began to pour water animal and attempt to return it to the water.

As the official

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On the beach in the UK issued a dead whale

On the sandy beach, located in a narrow strait between the cities Ramsgate and Sandwich in Kent, issued a fifteen-whale, reports This is Kent. The incident occurred on the morning of Thursday, March 3. According to witnesses the appearance of a whale in the sand, when the animal was on the beach, it is no sign of life.

Specialists, who left at the scene suggested that the beach threw sperm whale. Under any circumstances, he could have died, until set. According to preliminary information, a beached whale could attract herring.

In the near future the Coast Guard and representatives of

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First recorded as a whale speaks in human language

23.10.2012

 

U.S. scientists have found a whale that can mimic human speech and make sounds several octaves below its range. Unusual whale found in coastal waters of California.  

Audio recording of a conversation beluga

 

 

Scientists note that cetaceans long been taught to imitate the human voice, but this is the first

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