Patagonia’s blue whales besieged by hundreds of boats, study finds

lue whales feeding off Chile’s north Patagonia coast have to dodge hundreds of vessels daily, most of them serving the area’s salmon farms.

Last updated on 30 March 2021

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Chile
Region: 
South Pacific
South & Central America & The Caribbean
Threats: 
Shipstrike
Species: 
Balaenoptera musculus