Two previous studies that utilized radio-tracking to examine killer whale
behaviour at night produced conflicting results (Erickson 1978, Robin Baird, unpubl.
Members of the Sea Watch Foundation believe it could be a killer whale
but could not clarify it 100% as it was not clear enough on the picture.
The first instance occurred in the 1970s when a killer whale
bit a surfer but released the man immediately.
face many serious threats throughout their habitat on the West Coast.
2000), five types of data were gathered: photo-identification pictures of individuals and groups, acoustic recordings of killer whale
calls, skin tissue samples for genetic analysis, prey samples, and accounts of predation.
KARACHI -- A pod of killer whales
was recently observed about 50km south-west of Churna Island.
The Government of Canada looks forward to collaborating with all sectors to protect and recover the Southern Resident Killer Whale
5 cm, which is characteristic of an adult killer whale
Examinations conducted on the carcasses have shown how killer whales
, also known as orcas, dominate the marine food chain at the expense of great white sharks, whose ferocious reputation - thanks partly to the 1975 movie Jaws - belies their vulnerability to shark nets, fishing, poaching and pollution.
The goal of this study was to compile data and quantify the frequency of scars attributed to line entanglement, ship strike, and killer whale
injuries to bowhead whales to better understand the basis and etiology of these injuries.
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The 12-foot-long female false killer whale
(Pseudorca crassidens) appeared weak and traumatized when the residents found it in Barangay (village) Porac on Sunday afternoon, said Dr.