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Marine mammals mooted at meeting

John Kerr posted in on December 13th, 2013.

The Maui’s dolphin and other endangered marine mammals have been the focus of a huge international conference taking place in Dunedin this week. Marine biologists and conservationist have taken over the town as part of the Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals which this year has the theme, “Marine Mammal Conservation: Science Making a […]

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‘World’s rarest whale’ found in New Zealand

John Kerr posted in on November 7th, 2012.

DOC workers who spent their New Year’s Eve examining two odd-looking whales stranded on a New Zealand beach can be forgiven for not immediately identifying the species as the incredibility rare spade-toothed beaked whale; it was the first time the species had ever been seen. A study published this week in the journal Current Biology […]

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