Meet the Whales
Northern Resident Killer Whales
C6 Matriline (7 whales in 2016)
Ivory (C6) - family matriarch, an adult female thought to have been born in 1955 **Sadly Ivory has passed away and is no longer available for adoption.
Lama (C8) - adult female born in 1975 with three offspring; Kisameet (C16), Diver (C22) and Napier (C34)
Hunter (C14) - adult male born in 1985
Kisameet (C16) - adult male born in 1989
Squally (C18) - adult male born in 1991** Sadly Squally is missing and not available for adoption at this time
Virago (C19) - adult female born in 1991 with one offspring, Naden (C31)**Sadly Virago has passed away and is no longer available for adoption.
Diver (C22) - adult male born in 1997
Spicer (C27) - young whale of unknown sex born in 2006. Spicer's mother, Quadra (C21), died in 2006; and grandmother Lama looks after Spicer
Naden (C31) - young whale of unknown sex born in 2009
Napier (C34) - young whale of unknown sex born in 2013
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Photo: Meghan McKillop
Ivory (C6) traveling with her adult son Hunter (C14) in Hecate Strait on the west side of Banks Island.
Photo: Lance Barrett-Lennard
Diver (C22) is sprouting into a good size male.