[MARMAM] Record of two humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) in the South western of the Gulf of Lion, Mediterranean Sea.

ngandilh ngandilh at univ-ag.fr
Fri Aug 31 05:49:51 PDT 2012


Record of two humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) in the South western of
the Gulf of Lion, Mediterranean Sea.

Dear colleagues,
On the 2nd of August 2012, at 10:30 a.m., 2 humpback whales have been visually
observed in front of Cerbère, French Catalonia. This occurrence seems to be
the first documented sighting of humpback whale in the French South western
part of the Gulf of Lion,Mediterranean Sea.

A first picture is available at : http://www.breach.fr.

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Best to all,
Nadege Gandilhon, Catherine Oms,
Sonia Gara, Caroline  Azzinari and Georges Azzinari.
Contact e-mai l: nadege.gandilhon at univ-ag.fr

BREACH, Observation, Research and Protection of Cetaceans, 
Laboratory of Marine Biology (DYNECAR), Université des Antilles et de la
Guyane,  BP 592, 97159 Pointe-à-Pitre Cedex, Guadeloupe.





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