View previous topic :: View next topic. He's down around the 31 mile marker, and the mammal stranding network has been notified, thanks to ya for that Senior J, "Rebbeca of Sunnybrook. After trying for a few hours to free this fellow, we finally got him, and saw him swim back down the deep deep first gut, only to beach himself deliberately all over again. I'm really sorry about the bad photos, in the midst of things it just got to hectic, what with the storm and all down there right now.
Are Whales In The Gulf Of Mexico?
Sperm Whale Holidays & Whale Watching - Natural World Safaris
I think that sperm whale distribution chart more accurately shows where people are looking for the whales. Unless they're more common along the coasts of continents rather than open ocean. Well, it certainly shows where they are observing them, and I would guess there are more observers near land than far from land. But I think, too, that there is some affinity for the shelf and the slope among certain species. Your dad has mentioned sperm whales and the mouth of the Mississippi, in particular. Friday, November 1, A Pod of Whales. Our regular run out to the field takes us nearly two hours, the first 45 minutes of which is through the Port of Venice, up and across the Mississippi River and through one of the river's many passes.
Larry D. McKinney, Ph. All the charismatic whale megafauna of the oceans, including blue whales, humpback whales and right whales have been sighted in the Gulf but are so rare as to be dismissed from a discussion of Gulf whales. Altogether, there are 21 species of whales, dolphins and porpoise collectively known as Cetaceans that could be called common to the Gulf of Mexico.
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