Be “Whale Wise” This Summer

With summer in full swing, the warm weather lures many locals and visitors onto the water. If you are a boater or paddler, or a British Columbia coast resident, you may be lucky enough to spot whales, dolphins,...

Hearing in Baleen Whales Amplified

The underwater environment is a dark and murky place, where many animals must rely on their sense of hearing in order to survive. Many toothed whale (odontocete) species are highly vocal and use a complex varie...
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Your Sightings Can Help Vital Research

Have you been lucky enough to see a whale? Or dolphins on a nearby paddle? If so, your sightings can support research efforts that in turn help these marine animals, and can be shared with our B.C. Cetacean...

Another Great Year of Sightings: Part I

2011 was another great year for the Aquarium's B.C. Cetacean Sightings Network.  Our program continued to grow allowing us to better understand the distribution and occurrence of cetaceans along the coast. Our ...