Blue Whale Data

Blue Whale

Blue Whale Satellite Tagging Data
These data entries list the fixes made by the satellite tag during its period of operation.

Charts and Maps for Satellite Tagging Program
You can download these maps and charts to observe the movements of the whales or to track the movements of the whales yourself.

Map 1


MICS logo Mingan Island Cetacean Study (MICS)

MICS is a non-profit research organization dedicated to ecological studies of marine mammals. MICS was the first organization to carry out extensive long-term research of cetaceans in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. The principal study area is along the Quebec North Shore in the Mingan Island/Anticosti Island region. MICS is best known for being the first organization to carry out long-term studies of the endangered blue whale (Balaenoptera musculus).

Sat Tag Notes
  • Study Guide for use with Data
  • NMFS Blue Whale Recovery Plans
    Satellite Tagging/Boston Globe Article
  • Blue Whale Contaminant Analysis

  • Blue Whale Tagging and biopsy MOVIE clips.

  • Movie of Satellite Tag on a Blue Whale

  • WhaleNet
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