Meet the Whales
Southern Resident Killer Whales
J7 Matriline (4 whales in 2012)
Slick (J16) - adult female thought to have been born in 1972 with four offspring; Mike (J26), Alki (J36) and Echo (J42). Her son Keet (J33) died in 2010
Mike (J26) - adult male born in 1991
Alki (J36) - teenage female born in 1999
Echo (J42) - young female born in 2007
*Southern Resident ID photos provided by the Center for Whale Research
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Photo: Joan Lopez
Echo (J42) playfully breaching next to mom Slick (J16).