While in the San Juan Islands, Dr. Fearnbach and her colleagues collected data on 3 large whale species as part of an ongoing nutritional health study. Gray, humpback, and minke whales all made an appearance!
Dr. Fearnbach and colleagues got great images of Bigg’s killer whales during their May health assessment of whale populations in the San Juan Islands.
Emaciated elephant seal pup receives critical medical care in SR3 marine wildlife ambulance during transport to San Juan Island.
Dr. Fearnbach checks in from the San Juan Islands during this season’s health assessments on the critically endangered Southern Resident killer whales on National Endangered Species Day!
A two day mission to help a young entangled gray whale began last Tuesday after a report from a commercial fisherman.
Dr. Fearnbach recaps a successful 4th consecutive annual assessment of the body condition of gray whales migrating past Piedras Blancas lighthouse in California.
New research paper out about Southern Resident Killer Whales, a collaboration between NOAA/SWFSC, SR3, and the Center for Whale Research.