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Epizootic effect in a pilot whale population

This study assessed the effect of a morbillivirus epizootic on the population size, annual survival rate and population growth rate of free‐ranging long‐finned pilot whales up to 5 years after the epizootic in 2011....

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Riding the whales

Fossil barnacles, the original GPS, help track ancient whale migrations The new discovery means that the fossilized barnacles recovered at these sites can tell about ancient migrations of humpbacks, gray whales and perhaps other...

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Whales from space

Four mysticete species described using new VHR satellite imagery       Scientists have used detailed high-resolution satellite images provided by Maxar Technologies’ DigitalGlobe, to detect, count and describe four different species of whales....