Whales make pit stops during migration

Fig. 1 from Silva et al. (2013)

Hierarchical switching state-space model derived tracks of fin whales and blue whales (see Silva et al. 2013 for more details).

North Atlantic Blue and Fin Whales Suspend Their Spring Migration to Forage in Middle Latitudes…

Check out a new paper on fin and blue whale migration. Researchers analyze routes and behavior, using a behavior discriminating hierarchical state-space model to unveil migratory stopovers.

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