Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Maritime News

Search Continues for Entangled Blue Whale Off California

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES, June 28 (Reuters) – Marine mammal rescue teams alerted boaters off Southern California on Tuesday to be on the lookout for a blue whale ensnared...

June 28, 2016
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Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Blue Whale Spotted Tangled in Fishing Line Off California May Now Be in Mexico

Earlier footage of the whale spotted off California: Sept 7 (Reuters) – A blue whale that was spotted last week entangled in fishing wire off the Southern California coast might...

September 8, 2015
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Monday, May 4, 2015
blue whale research ship

Blue Whales Can’t Avoid Large Ships, Says Stanford Biologist

BY BJORN CAREY, Stanford University For millions of years, blue whales have cruised the world’s oceans with hardly a care, their sheer size making them largely free from predator attacks....

May 4, 2015
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Thursday, July 24, 2014

Blue Whales Under Increased Threat of Ship Strikes Off California, Study Finds

Blue whales off the West Coast of the United States are under an increased threat of injury and mortality from ship strikes and only slight changes in shipping lanes could be a huge boon for whale safety, a comprehensive 15-year analysis conducted by Oregon State University has found.

July 24, 2014
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