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ORCA RESIGHTING

Thu, 12/19/2019 - 20:21

Our research team just positively identified the male orca we encountered in Faxaflói bay last weekend as the same individual that we encountered in a similar area earlier this year! Interestingly enough, on 28 February the male was seen travelling with another male, but it seems to have returned on 15 December with a juvenile, a female and her calf!

Using photo identification, we are able to further understand a whale's social behaviour, feeding habits, migration and to estimate age and population.

Read more about the encounter on 28 February 2019.
Read more about the encounter on 15 December 2019.