Southern right whales distribution and reproduction

Southern Right Whales have a circumpolar distribution. They can be found in the Antarctic during the southern hemisphere summer (where they feed) and in sub-tropical waters for breeding in winter. They are mainly found mating and breeding in shallow coastal waters off southern Australia, New Zealand, Argentina, Brazil and South Africa. There are speculations that READ MORE

Humpback whales distribution, reproduction and behaviour

Humpback whales can be found in most oceans and are well known for their extensive migrations which are some of the longest documented for any mammal species (over 8000 km in one direction). They migrate from their feeding grounds in polar waters to their breeding grounds in tropical waters. Why do they undertake these long READ MORE