The BBC reported about the sighting of a group of approximately 60 Arnoux’s beaked whales on the surface in the Gerlache Strait. A unique sighting not only for the size of the group, but it is also the first time these whales have been seen socializing.
The largest of the beaked whales is sometimes referred to as giant beaked whale. Little is known about these whales; they are usually seen in groups of 3 to 10 individuals, groups of up to 50 have been seen on exceptional occasions.
Read the sighting report and researchers comment at BBC’s Earth News.
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