Mar 31, 2015
Did you know that if you see a white band on the pectoral flipper of a whale, you are likely looking at a minke whale? As many cetacean-spotters know, it can prove challenging to determine what species you are looking at, especially in when you are only able to catch a brief glimpse! B.C. is lucky as it is host to a large diversity of cetacean species. To assist you in distinguishing between species, we have created some new identification tools that can help you expand and test your cetacean identification knowledge.