ICYMI: first underwater video footage of the True’s beaked whale

Written by on March 16, 2017 in Marine Life, Whales & Dolphins

Researchers recently captured the first-ever footage of the rare True’s beaked whale (Mesoplodon mirus), and it’s pretty spectacular. Check it out here. Read an interview in the PeerJ blog with the lead author of the study here: Author interview with Natacha Aguilar de Soto.

Screenshot of True's beaked whale from PeerJ YouTube video.

Screenshot of True’s beaked whale from PeerJ YouTube video.

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About the Author: Emily Tripp is the Publisher and Editor of MarineScienceToday.com. She holds marine science and biology degrees from the University of Miami's Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science and a Master of Advanced Studies degree in Marine Biodiversity and Conservation from Scripps Institution of Oceanography. When she's not writing about marine science, she's probably running around outside or playing with her dog. .

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