Blue whales risk grave danger in coastal feeding grounds

July 24, 2014 4:29 PM

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Blue whales risk grave danger in coastal feeding grounds

Between 10,000 and 25,000 blue whales are believed to still swim the world’s oceans.

According to a report from Oregon State University, a 15-year effort to track blue whales off the U.S. West Coast by satellite suggests that the whales consistently return to feed in specific locations each year. This finding appeared in a study published July 23 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE ...

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