Thursday, 15 November 2012

News from Nov-15 2012

Stranded pilot whales have died
New Zealand Herald-9 hours ago
All 28 pilot whales stranded in Golden Bay have died, after their pod became trapped at the high ...Mass whale strandings are not uncommon at Farewell Spit

Rare White Humpback Whale Seen Off Norway
ABC News (blog)-by Ben Forer-44 minutes ago
From the unconventional and awe-inspiring to the hilarious and heartwarming, here's a look at some of the most interesting photos,

Bryde's whale hit, killed by vessel
New Zealand Herald-16 hours ago
A necropsy on a Bryde's whale found dead on Motuihe Island in Hauraki Gulf has confirmed that thewhale was hit by a vessel, the Department of Conservation

Montreal's errant beluga whale has vanished
Montreal Gazette-19 hours ago
The beluga that was living in Montreal's Old Port this fall hasn't been seen in three weeks and marine researchers aren't sure if the animal is still alive

Antarctic and pygmy blue whale subspecies interbreed
The Conversation-11 hours ago
Antarctic and pygmy blue whale subspecies interbreed ... Scientists say whaling, climate change or a combination of these factors may have caused an increase

'Patches' the Albino Dolphin Makes Rare Appearance
Patch.com-15 hours ago
OK, besides having a great name, check out this bottlenose dolphin known as "Patches" the crew of Dana Wharf Sportfishing and Whale Watching recently

Japanese:
Whale and orca success ... NHK mortal combat shooting
Yomiuri - 18 hours ago
Outbreak occurred in the period of summer krill, which separates the waters around the Aleutian Islands and the Bering Sea in the north Pacific Ocean, it seeking whales and seabirds gather herring and large. NHK, the 2010

Chinese:
White dolphins "meme" or go
And News Network - 14 hours agoThe female Chinese White Dolphin named "meme" in Shenzhen Xiaomeisha Sea World died on the 13th November. She was rescued on Sep-28 2012

Slightly off topic but interesting:

A million species of animals and plants live in the ocean say scientists
The Independent-39 minutes ago
The killer whale and the common bottlenose dolphin, for instance, have each been split into two or more species as a result of genetic analysis.

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