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Marine Mammal Science

Aug 28, 2021

This week’s episode is part 2 of a two-part interview with Dr Kathleen Hunt, where she teaches us about the history and importance of fecal hormone studies and other ways to test hormones in whales.


Aug 21, 2021

This week’s episode is part 1 of a two-part interview with Dr Kathleen Hunt, where she teaches us about the history and importance of fecal hormone studies and other ways to test hormones in whales.


Jun 26, 2021

In this week’s episode, Dr. Ashley Scarlett talks to Michael Fishbach about his research on blue whales in the Sea of Cortez. They also talk about the link between whales and climate change. Part 2 of 2.

Part 1 is the previous episode (episode 92).


May 22, 2021

In this week’s episode, we have Bob Pitman who will tell us about some unbelievable displays of altruism, or what seem to be altruistic behaviors, in whales.  You will not want to miss hearing these fascinating stories.

 

 


May 15, 2021

Dr Scarlett Smash talks to guest Dr Peter Corkeron about the newly named Gulf of Mexico whale or Rice’s whale. This species was just discovered, but it possibly numbers less than 50 individual animals -  making it one of the most threatened species in the US.