Initial reports say the dead carcass is a giant squid, but experts now believe that its actually a whale.
A ghostly noise that was recorded near the Mariana Trench has finally been identified. According to the researchers at Oregon State University's Hatfield Marine Science Center, who documented the vocalization, the sound could have been a never before heard whale call from a minke whale.
Dubbed as the "Western Pacific Biotwan,”scientists Oregon State University’s Hatfield Marine Science Center have recorded a remarkable sound coming from Mariana Trench Marine National Monument the deepest known part of the Earth’s oceans.
Trained rescuers freed a young whale from rope and buoy entanglement off False Bay, South Africa. Entanglement is a major cause of death for marine mammals each year, worldwide.
Scientists have recently created the best, most comprehensive family tree of baleen whales, helping to shed light on this 40-million-year-old species, a new study says.