Blue whale research season under way

The 2016-17 blue whale research season got off to a late start but is now well underway. Our core programs for this season are the Marine Science Youth Mentoring Program, our continuing blue whale photo-identification program, and our aerial survey program. This is the fourth time since 2010 we have conducted the Mentoring Program, which Read More …

The 2015-16 Blue Whale Season

This season we have had funding to carry out aerial surveys and boat-based photo-identification (photo-ID) studies, and also to upgrade our photo-ID catalogue of whales identified over the years. We have been contracted to conduct three large-scale aerial surveys in the Great Australian Bight for the South Australian Government, two of which have been successfully Read More …