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Photo: Jared Towers

New Publication on Fin Whale Distribution in North America

The Marine Mammal Research Program's Cailtin Birdsall is a co-author on a new scientific paper that uses data collected from the B.C. Cetacean Sightings Network to examine the occurence of fin whales between Vancouver Island and continental North America. [Read the Towers et al. 2018 paper here]

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May Whale News

Our E-newsletter, Whale News, includes sightings of Northern Resident, Southern Resident and Bigg's (transient) killer whales in our Adoption Program and contains whale-related news. [Read our latest issue here]

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