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19/02/21 Playing hard to get – Orca style.

19/02/21 Playing hard to get – Orca style.

Hey Guys, My name is Caitlin and I’m one of the marine interns on board for this week! Yesterday’s harsh wind front died off today, providing us with a calmer day out in the canyon. Although there was still a decent swell of 3m, this weather typically results in less...
DORSALESS!

DORSALESS!

Fact: The waters are warming. Today’s observations left only question marks. After 7 years of sitting back and observing behaviours we’ve got to know not only pods but individuals’ characteristics within the Southern Oceans largest population of orca. We’ve...
06/02/2021 RAW – Surging Orcas

06/02/2021 RAW – Surging Orcas

There has been an increasing amount of activity up on the shelf over the past few days. We sighted the orcas surging well before we even hit the hotspot! White water explosions blew up ahead of us. Flashes of black and white as the orcas “free-willied” over the crests...
Whale, That’s a FLUKE!

Whale, That’s a FLUKE!

Three distinct bird swirls, two enormous oil slicks and the roughest sea’s we’ve undertaken yet! BREACHING orcas in the distance were our first glance at the orcas, we could feel it instantly, there was something in the air today! The energy was high, the ocean was...