Here Come the Grey Whales

It’s official, spring is upon us! While the season brings a suite of familiar signs: crocuses, buds on trees, and bird song, if you turn your eyes to the water, you may also be lucky enough to witness the first...
Killer whales off the coast of Vancouver

Getting the Killer Whale Call

On March 12, 2015, Tessa Danelesko, coordinator of the B.C. Cetacean Sightings Network, and Bailey Eagan, research analyst with the Vancouver Aquarium’s Marine Mammal Research Program, set off to find killer wh...
Killer Whale Vancouver Aquarium Photograph

Top Sightings Stories of 2014

From bubblenet feeding, to the return of Cassiopeia, here are a few of the top sighting stories from the Vancouver Aquarium B.C. Cetacean Sighting Networks’s (Sightings Network) past year. Life and Loss for ...
Leatherback sea turtle sighted at sea. Photo credit: Slawek Skorupinski.

A Day for Pacific Leatherbacks

“I couldn’t figure out what I was looking at,” Leslie explains on the phone call. “At first, when I saw the head, I thought it was an alligator, but I knew that couldn’t be right. Then I realized it was a turtl...