Add to favorite
 
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS

First Photo Catalog of Humpback Whales Created in Chukotka
11.02.2018 15:11
First Photo Catalog of Humpback Whales Created in Chukotka

A photo catalog of humpback whales, living near the shores of the Chukchi Peninsula in the summer-autumn period, has been first compiled by the specialists of the Biological Faculty at the Lomonosov Moscow State University.


      

The catalog presents 74 unique images of the humpbacks’ flukes shot by specialists in August-September 2017 in the water area of ​​the Senyavin Strait within the borders of the national park Beringia.


      

The lower side of the fluke and its rear edge are individual in each and every humpback whale, just like fingerprints in humans. According to these signs, scientists distinguish whales from one another.


      

Photo catalogs are databases that enable scientists to track the life of an individual animal. Due to this information, it is possible to study the migration routes, as well as feeding areas and clusters of whales.


Sources: http://tass.ru 


Author: Vera Ivanova

Tags: Chukotka Wildlife    

Next Previous


You might also find interesting:

New Biodegradable Polymer for Bone Implants Promotes Tissue Regeneration
14.07.2018
Russian Scientists Invented Powder that Turns Equipment Invisible
22.03.2018
First Ever Low-Signature Carrier-Based Flying Radar Engineered in Russia
24.12.2017
Archeologists to Restore Appearance of 18th Century Tula Dwellers
10.04.2018
New Species of Siberian Dinosaur Named Sibirotitan
12.01.2018







Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

-8

search on the map
TAGS:
Shiveluch Volcano  abortion  Russian business  Meteorites  Sochi Olympics  Taganay National Park  Russian history  Salavat  New Year  Burma  Russian Literature  Graffiti  Childhood  Russian tourism  Russian language  Kremlin  Russian Arts and Crafts  Russian Traditions  Concerts in Saint Petersburg  Russian legislation  Mikhail Ulyanov  Archeology  Exhibitions in Moscow  Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov  Russian oil companies  Moscow railway stations  Gorodovikovsk  biology  Russian Cinema  International space station  Architecture  Multimedia Art Museum  Tele2 Russia  State Literary Museum  social nets  Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova  Boris Anisfeld  Baikonur  Gourmet Tours  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Orthodox Church  Yuri Gagarin  Safonovo  India, Jewelry  Contemporary Arts  Moscow  Vasily Shukshin  St. Petersburg  Russian transportation  Tambov 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites