NEWS: Minkes on the Move
Dec 10, 2014
The elusive minke whale is a marine mammal that is shrouded in mystery. For a baleen whale it is relatively small and quick, and the species is seldom spotted in B.C.’s eastern North Pacific waters. As a result of these evasive maneuvers, there is much about this species that we do not know. But, thanks to a long standing photo identification study started in 2005 by the Marine Education and Research Society (MERS), in collaboration with many researchers based on the British Columbian and Washington coasts, an important piece of the minke puzzle has recently been solved.