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Meet the Whales

Northern Resident Killer Whales



A12 Matriline (11 whales in 2018)

Scimitar (A12) - the family matriarch, an adult female thought to have been born in 1941 - sadly Scimitar (A12) has passed away and is no longer available for adoption.

Simoom (A34)
- adult female born in 1975 with five offspring; Echo (A55), Misty (A62), Eclipse (A67), Hope (A80) and Rainy (A96)

Echo (A55) - adult male born in 1990

Misty (A62) - adult female born in 1994 with three offspring; Dusky (A83), Fantome (A91) and Blunden (A107)

Eclipse (A67) - adult female born in 1997 with one surviving offspring; Tuzo (A102)

Hope (A80) - young male born in 2004

Dusky (A83) - young whale of unknown sex born in 2005

Fantome (A91) - young male born in 2009

Rainy (A96) - young male born in 2010

Tuzo (A102) - young whale of unknown sex born in 2012

Blunden (A107) - young whale of unknown sex born in 2013

Barlow (A112) - young whale of unknown sex born in 2016




Whale News



See where Northern Resident, Southern Resident and Bigg's (Transient) killer whales were last sighted in our latest issue of the Whale News










Photo: Lance Barrett-Lennard
Misty (A62) in front with her two calves, A91 in the middle and Dusky (A83) surfacing on the outside.