Sei Whales Spotted In Canadian Waters

By October 4, 2018 Marine Mammals
Sei Whales Spotted In Canadian Waters


Sei Whales were hunted to population collapse back before the 1960s and there hasn’t been another Sei whale spotted in the Canadian North Pacific since. Until now that is…

Canadian Government researchers heard what seemed to be Sei Whales sounds during a summer monitoring study in 2018. The research team spotted the whales swimming with a pod of fin whales not long after they heard the sounds. Sei whales are listed on the Canadian Species At Risk Act. 

The monitoring study was conducted after the US Marine Mammal Protection Act demanded countries who exported seafood to the US would have to show that their fishing activities did not negatively impact marine mammals. A great initiative!

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