This five-foot long skeleton with a long head and large jaw line was found on Rhossili beach, Swansea

May 24 th, 2018 (Aletha Adu). A MYSTERIOUS “crocodile-like” creature found washed up on a Welsh beach has left experts baffled. Read More…

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A female resident orca whale breaches while swimming in Puget Sound near Bainbridge Island as seen from a federally permitted research vessel Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Elaine Thompson

May 24 th, 2018. VANCOUVER — The federal government is closing some recreational and commercial chinook fisheries on the West Coast in an effort to help save endangered southern resident killer whales. Read More…

Posted by: The ocean update | May 23, 2018

Minke whale auctioned off for US$28,000 in South Korea

The minke whale caught dead near Pohang. / Yonhap

While whaling is illegal, there was no evidence the 4.4-metre-long mammal was hunted

Wednesday, May 23 rd, 2018 (Oh Young-jin). A fisherman hauled in a dead 4.4 meter-long minke whale 120 kilometers east of the city of Pohang. Read More…

May 23 rd, 2018 (Pratch Rujivanarom). AN ONLINE petition campaigning for a ban on a form of fishing was launched yesterday after an endangered whale shark was caught by a trawler in the waters off Phuket last Friday. Read More…

Scientists from the Marine Mammal Center and California Academy of Sciences performs a full necropsy of a dead 36-foot adult female gray whale washed ashore on Tennessee Valley Beach on Friday. (Marin Mammal Canter photo)

May 23 rd, 2018 (Mark Prado). A dead whale was on Bolinas Beach Wednesday, the latest in a number of carcasses that have washed ashore in recent weeks. Read More…

Posted by: The ocean update | May 21, 2018

Williamstown whale slaughtered after becoming beached (Australia)

May 21 st, 2018 (David Llewellyn). A pygmy sperm whale has been slaughtered after becoming beached in Williamstown waters on Monday afternoon. Read More…

Federal authorities are closing several fisheries in the Gulf of St. Lawrence because of the presence of North Atlantic right whales.

May 21st, 2018. MONCTON, N.B. – Federal authorities are closing several fisheries in the Gulf of St. Lawrence because of the presence of North Atlantic right whales. Read More…

May 21st, 2018. OCEAN SHORES, Wash. — Researchers say five whales have been entangled in crab pot gear in the last month — and at least two of them have died. Read More…

An inflated balloon of a whale shark erected by Wildlife Trust of India

Wildlife Trust of India, along with the Cochin Shipyard, is taking steps to conserve the whale shark along Kerala Laakshadweep waters.

May 21st, 2018. TIRUVANANTHAPURAM :  Wildlife Trust of India, along with the Cochin Shipyard, is taking steps to conserve the whale shark along Kerala Laakshadweep waters. Read More…

Kira Kasper, of the International Fund for Animal Welfare Marine Mammal Rescue and Research team, comforts a dolphin on Scusset Beach in Sandwich prior to its release Sunday evening. Merrily Cassidy/Cape Cod Times

May 20th, 2018 (Tanner Stening). DENNIS — Seven Atlantic white-sided dolphins were rescued Sunday after they were reported stranded off Chapin Memorial Beach earlier in the day, according to Alex Johnson, a volunteer with the International Fund for Animal Welfare. Read More…

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