Marine mammals

A Big Change in How a Small Fish Is Protected Could Help Save Whales

The menhaden is a tiny fish key to the Atlantic Ocean ecosystem that has supported a thriving fishery since the 19th century.

13 November 2017

Seals, Birds and Humans Compete for Fish in the Baltic Sea

In Sweden and in other parts of Europe there are concerns that seals and birds compete with humans for fish resources.

13 November 2017

So viele Seehundwelpen wie noch nie

Der Seehund-Nachwuchs im Wattenmeer hat in diesem Jahr einen Rekordwert erreicht. Insgesamt stagniert die Zahl der Tiere jedoch.

09 November 2017

Beluga whales modifying what they eat due to climate change, study finds

Finally, some good news for the Greenland halibut, a deep-water flatfish with two eyes on one side of its head: climate change has altered its ecosystem and beluga whales, at times, are less likely

09 November 2017

A last refuge for Europe's blighted killer whales

Europe's killer whales wowed in the BBC's Blue Planet II series but these animals face extinction.

03 November 2017

30 procent minder dieren in Noordzee

In de periode 1990-2015 zijn de populaties van 140 soorten zeedieren in de Noordzee gemiddeld met meer dan 30 procent afgenomen.

30 October 2017

Marine Mammal Experts Meet in Halifax

The 22nd Biennial Conference of the Biology of Marine Mammals was held in Halifax, Canada from 22 -27 October 2017. The event, hosted by the Society for Marine Mammalogy, was followed by the Eighth International Sirenian Symposium on 28 October.

30 October 2017