Humpback whales learn habitat loyalty from their mothers, Alaskan study shows

Alaskan humpback whales pass on loyalty to their feeding grounds through maternal lineages, highlighting the importance of protecting habitats for the recovering species.

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Last updated on 23 November 2016

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
United States of America
Region: 
North Pacific
Threats: 
Unsustainable fishing and harvesting aquatic resources
Habitat loss and degradation
Species: 
Megaptera novaeangliae
Species group: 
Marine mammals