Bycatch may be threatening marine animals around the world.
Belugas may actually blow bubbles based on their mood. A new study reveals why beluga whales blow bubbles underwater and how the shape of the bubbles may indicate their feelings.
Researchers have identified a 30-million-year-old baleen whale fossil that once lived in the North Pacific Ocean. The whale fossil is shedding light on the evolution of baleen whales.
The curtains may be closing on the orca shows at SeaWorld. The park has announced that it will be phasing out its traditional Shamu show in San Diego and replace it with one that's less about tricks and more about orcas' natural behaviors in the wild.
Scientists may have found what's killing off young right whales. It turns out that there's a close relationship between a sudden surge in whale deaths at Peninsula Valdes, Argentina, and the toxic algae Pseudo-nitzschia
Scientists have made the first-ever field observations of one of the rarest whales in the world: Omura's whales.
Scientists have taken a closer look at the cetaceans and have found how blue whales maintain their enormous body size through foraging strategies that optimize the energy they gain from the krill they eat.
Why do whales use echolocation when bacteria do not? Now, scientists have announced that body size determines available sensing modes.
Do whales have culture? That may just be the case. Scientists believe they have new insights into the different dialects used by groups of sperm whales
The bowhead whale can live for over 200 years with little evidence of age-related disease. Now, scientists have taken a closer look at this whale to find out why that is, which may provide untapped insights into how to live a long and healthy life.
A few species, including humans, can imitate new sounds and use them in appropriate social contexts. Known as vocal learning, this is one of the underpinnings of language. Now, scientists have found that killer whales possess this particular ability and can actually learn cross-species.