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Mother-calf pairs in Hervey Bay

Stephanie Stack
10/06/14

There has been a change in the size and composition of humpback whale groups sighted within Hervey Bay as the season progresses. In the first weeks of August, yearlings (one-year old whales) and sub-adults (immature individuals of both gender) were...

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Mugged by whales

Stephanie Stack
09/09/14

Every year, from July to November, humpback whales come to Hervey Bay on their southern migration. In contrast to the open coastline, where whales are in a “migration mode” to their feeding grounds in the Antarctic, the bay is shallow,...

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It’s a match!

Stephanie Stack
08/26/14

Did you know that the underside of a humpback whale’s tail, called the flukes, is the main characteristic used by scientists to identify individuals? In addition, a humpback whale’s dorsal fin can also be used to distinguish individuals and/or help confirm...

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Gidday from down-under!

Pacific Whale Foundation
08/07/14

It is that time of the year again for some of Pacific Whale Foundation Research staff to head south for a few months to gather data on the humpback whales that migrate along the east coast of Australia.This whale season,...

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Hawaii Visitor Update

Aloha, We Are Open!  Our PacWhale Eco-Adventures are open for booking as we welcome visitors back to Maui.  Quarantine restrictions were lifted on Oct. 15th for those following the state’s pre-arrival COVID-19 testing requirements.

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