Swallowing swimming pools: New sensory tags capture kinetics of lunge-feeding whales

Scientists are using innovative tags featuring video recording and 3D accelerometry to understand how large whales feed.

Mongabay

Last updated on 07 December 2016

Type: 
Media Watch
Species: 
Balaenoptera acutorostrata subspp
Balaenoptera musculus
Balaenoptera physalus
Megaptera novaeangliae
Orcinus orca
Species group: 
Marine mammals