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View Resource From Wind to Whales: Trophic Links in a Coastal Upwelling System

Donald Croll of the University of California at Santa Cruz, and a host of researchers from Moss Landing, California, offer this report on blue whales, with emphasis on whale distribution and abundance, diet and foraging (Euphausiids), migration, and seasonality of whale distribution in relation to diet and oceanographic processes. The document is a final report to the Monterey Bay National Marine...
View Resource WhaleNet

WhaleNet is an educational Web site for students and teachers from Wheelock College in Boston. The sites main features include photos, maps, and data from several satellite tracked marine animals, and lots of information on whales, whale sightings, and whale research. The site includes a teachers resources section with a number of activities and lesson plans to enhance the usefulness of this site...
View Resource Vision Internet Services: Cetacea

Hosted by UK-based Vision Internet Services, Cetacea is a comprehensive and artful website providing background information for all known species of dolphin, whale, and porpoise. Site visitors can use the search engine or indices to locate cetacean species by common or scientific name. The information pages for individual species include photos and information regarding Classification,...
View Resource University of Vermont: Charlotte, The Vermont Whale

This kid-friendly educational website from the University of Vermont, tells the story of Charlotte, a whale whose remains were discovered in Vermont by railroad construction workers in 1849. Although the site is not extensive, it features some great images, and relates an interesting phenomenon in an intriguing narrative style. The online exhibit includes brief sections on how the whale got there,...
View Resource University of Victoria: The Whale Research Lab

This website presents the Whale Research Lab at the University of Victoria in British Columbia, Canada. The Whale Lab -- consisting of a small group of faculty, graduate students, and associates -- focuses on conservation-related marine mammal research. The site features research project profiles for M.Sc. and PhD students, and includes a short list of theses and dissertations. Dr. Ellen Hines"...