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More Than Just a Whalewatch

maddieburesh
09/07/17

Anyone who has seen a humpback whale and witnessed one of these animals in the wild is likely to enthusiastically share their experience. Many embark on their first whalewatch with high hopes and come back with a new appreciation for...

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A Dynamic Disequilibrium

maddieburesh
07/31/17

When we go on whalewatches, we are entering the world of humpback whales to encounter them in their natural environment. Passengers and crew are often astounded by the diverse behaviors and characteristics of these animals, but occasionally we are also...

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Exciting matches in South Pacific catalog

jessicamccordic
05/15/17

We have been busy in the research department adding humpback whales from the 2016 Hervey Bay field season into our South Pacific humpback whale catalog. Along with adding some new animals, we have already made two matches, which is quite...

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Pod types in Hervey Bay

jessicamccordic
10/24/16

In an earlier post, we mentioned the recent appearance of mothers with calves in Hervey Bay. Humpback whales do not all migrate at the same time; rather, multiple group types will be predominantly seen at different points throughout the migration....

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Paddle Out For The Whales makes a splash in Australia

jessicamccordic
09/13/16

As part of the Hervey Bay Oceans Festival, our researchers had the opportunity to be involved in Paddle Out for the Whales--an event to help raise awareness of the threats whales face today.  [gallery type="rectangular" size="large" ids="2296,2297,2299,2295"] The event involved...

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Field season in Australia is underway

jessicamccordic
09/12/16

Pacific Whale Foundation’s Australia research program is off to a great start this year. Based out of the town of Hervey Bay, we observe the whales as they migrate along the east coast of Australia, traveling south to their Antarctic...

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Fluke-Up Feeding in Hawaiian Waters

Stephanie Stack
03/04/16

In the past few weeks our office has received numerous calls from concerned citizens about seeing a whale in distress.  The whale observed is spending long periods of time at the surface with its flukes extended above the water’s surface.  Some...

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A long journey home

Selket
10/11/15

Another terrific whale season is almost complete in Hervey Bay, Australia, as Pacific Whale Foundation's research team come to the tail end of collecting fluke identification and distribution data that will be compiled with 30 years of research in the...

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Hawaii Visitor Update

UPDATED 9/24/20 -- We eagerly welcome visitors back to the islands as quarantine restrictions lift Oct. 15 for those following the state’s pre-arrival COVID-19 testing requirements.

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