Dolphins and Whales News -- ScienceDaily

A dolphin diet (Wed, 02 Aug 2017)
The health of dolphin populations worldwide depends on sustained access to robust food sources. Marine biologists have now studied the diets of dolphin species to understand the animals' foraging habits and how they share ocean resources.
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One amino acid, a whale of a difference (Tue, 18 Jul 2017)
A single amino-acid variation in a key receptor in whales may help explain why some species of cetaceans evolved sleek, muscular bodies to hunt fish and seals, while others grow to massive sizes by filter-feeding on large volumes of plankton, an international research team has found.
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Unexpected flipper flapping in humpback whales observed (Mon, 10 Jul 2017)
Humpback whales flap their foreflippers like penguins or sea lions, researchers have discovered. This unexpected observation helps explain whale maneuvering and could improve designs inspired by their movement.
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WhaleTrails

WhaleTrails is an app developed for HHR to capture whale sightings on the go and make a fast & easy contribution to whale research. You can explore the sightings on the below map. Download for iPhone/Android.

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WhalesSurveyed

The HHR research program helps to monitor the health, movement and well-being of humpback whales in south-east Queensland. Our annual systematic surveys reveals exciting and new facts. Check our latest entries on the map below. >>more

 

MarineRescue

You can participate in marine expeditions and support state of the art research. You can learn to rescue marine life and rescue the ocean from pollution. Invite us for guest lectures at schools or  events to raise awareness of whales and dolphins.>>more

MarineSupport

We are monitoring the health of marine mammals in south-east Queensland and work closely with governmental agencies, universities, businesses and the wider community to ensure that whales and dolphins are save. Make a wave together.