A minke whale has been found dead in the St. Lawrence River

A minke whale carcass was spotted in the St. Lawrence River about 45 kilometres northeast of Montreal Thursday afternoon. Teams have been dispatched to the scene with two tasks: secure the carcass, and determine whether it belonged to one of the two whales spotted in Montreal earlier in May. >> read more …

Montreal has lost its two whales

Volunteers from the Quebec Marine Mammal Emergency Response Network (RQUMM) interrupted their research on Île Sainte-Hélène on Monday, after two days without sighting the minke whales that had settled in Montreal. >> read more …

21 nieuwe keversoorten gevonden op walviskadaver

Het walviskadaver dat eind 2020 op Rottumerplaat is aangespoeld, blijkt een biologische goudmijn: er zijn 21 nieuwe keversoorten gevonden. De beestjes bleken onder meer gespecialiseerd in het verorberen van huid en botten. >> lees verder …

Minke whale stranded at Gorleston is put down

A young Minke whale beached at Gorleston has been put down. The outcome came after a multi-agency effort to save the animal  on Monday night, April 4, after it had become separated from its mother. >> read more …