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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...
Daisy at the Vancouver Aquarium (Carla Crossman)

What’s Happening with Harbour Porpoise?

By guest blogger Carla Crossman Carla Crossman is a current MSc student at UBC studying the elusive harbour porpoise.  She is using DNA to determine if geographically separate groups of harbour porpoise are ...
(Jack Springer)

Another Great Year of Sightings: Part II

2011 was another great year here at the Vancouver Aquarium's B.C. Cetacean Sightings Network. Our program continued to grow, allowing us to better understand the distribution and occurrence of cetaceans alo...

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 ...
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Update: Entangled Humpback Spotted Again

The entangled humpback whale known as ‘Canuck’ has been spotted again! With over two weeks between sightings, hope for a successful disentanglement was dwindling.  Fortunately, yesterday-  Aug 25th, 2011- e...