Blue whale sightings in Antarctica west of the Greenwich meridian, January 2015


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Abstract

During the RV Polarstern PS 89 (ANT-XXX/2) expedition from Cape Town to Atka Bay and back, 20 sightings of 26 individual blue whales (Balaenoptera musculus) were recorded in Antarctic waters west of the Greenwich Meridian between 16-20 January 2015. These observations suggest a more westerly extension of a reported hot spot between the Greenwich Meridian and 20°E.



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Geelhoed, S. C. , Feij, B. , van Franeker, J. A. , Herr, H. , Janinhoff, N. , McKay, S. , Müller, S. , Thomisch, K. , Verdaat, H. and Viquerat, S. (2015): Blue whale sightings in Antarctica west of the Greenwich meridian, January 2015 , IWC SC/66a/SH/11 Rev3 .


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