Whale Song Antarctic Voyage for Ecosystem Studies (WAVES) The Voyage Curt and Micheline Jenner are Co-Principal Investigators at the Centre for Whale Research (Western Australia) Inc., and Explorers Club Members (FI’10). They are leading a new expedition to the Southern Ocean near the Antarctic ice shelf to monitor blue whales and their feeding habitat using […]
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The 2010 Lowell Thomas Awards – The Explorers Club Background of The Explorers Club Based in New York, The Explorers Club was established in 1904 “to promote scientific exploration of land, sea, air, and space by supporting research and education in the physical, natural and biological sciences” at all corners of the globe. Aeronautical […]
HMAS Kuttabul, Garden Island Visit, Sydney Harbour (Written on Feb 06, 2013) Our small journey across Sydney Harbour this morning took us alongside for the day at HMAS Kuttabul on Garden Island for a meet and greet with Navy personnel. Nicely positioned on a wharf near Harry’s Cafe de Wheels we chose pies […]
Sydney Visit to the ANMM (Written on Feb 06, 2013) Whale Song has had a lovely and busy five days alongside at the South Jetty of the Australian National Maritime Museum (ANMM) in Darling Harbour. We caught up with colleagues from the Museum whom we met last year and made new contacts with […]
For many years fishermen and charter boat operators have seen Bottlenose dolphins Tursiops aduncus (also commonly known as bottlenose dolphins) hunting and fishing inside the Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour seeking small fish that congregate along the rock walls and near the jetty pilings. It is encouraging that such successful co-habitation by marine mammals and humans […]
Fin whales (Balaenoptera physalus) are a cosmopolitan rorqual whale, one of the eight or nine extant species of whale (there are 5 extinct species) recognised for their unique filter feeding mouth parts, their baleen plates. Most of these species are migratory, travelling huge distances between summer polar feeding regions and winter tropical breeding grounds. Fin […]
A bottlenose dolphin calf that accidentally became entangled with a recreational fishing net last summer was named Gizmo by researchers at Murdoch University studying their movements in the Swan River, at Perth, Western Australia. Several attempts were made by Department of Environment and Conservation authorities to free Gizmo, but with mum being extremely protective and […]
Read the account of the first breaths of a new-born humpback whale calf witnessed by Curt and Micheline Jenner at Tantabiddi, Exmouth on July 19, 2009. A Whale Biologists’ Holy Grail Centre for Whale Research scientists Curt and Micheline Jenner were in for a non-typical “day at the office” last week as they finished a […]
Follow our WAVES expedition to the Antarctic (January 2014)
- Sunfish Predation Observations November 15, 2019
- 2019 Australian Nature Photographer of the Year Competition July 17, 2019
- Final Log from One Ten East June 13, 2019
- On the Humpback Highway! June 12, 2019
- VMP June 11, 2019
- Voyage of the Whale Song September 11, 2010
- DAY 7 WAVES January 6, 2014
- Filming Trip to the Canyon March 26, 2013
- Day 12 Voyage Report February 1, 2013
- DAY 26 WAVES January 25, 2014
- Emerald Sea Surveys - VMR Whitsundays - VMR Whitsundays: […] To see further information on Curt and M...
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