Current Research Onboard
The Fat Whales Project is an exciting opportunity to further our understanding of the migration story of Western Australia’s Humpback Whales, Southern Right Whales and Blue Whales. Focusing in on the body condition of these species and how that may affect the timing of their migration can be achieved by the use of drone imagery. During our daily tours you can be part of this research as drone pilot Grace Russell and her team Join The Pod this season to continue their research onboard Whale Watch Western Australia.
Hearing the name Pygmy Blue Whale often creates thoughts of a miniature whale that traverses the oceans without ever being seen… but only part of that sentence is true! The Pygmy Blue Whale grows up to 24 meters in length and can weigh 90 tonnes making it clear that…