Category Archives: Western Gray Whale

Young Gray Whale Sighted near Tokyo Islands

In March 2015 a young gray whale visited waters near Kozushima and Niijima, part of Tokyo’s outlying Izu Islands group. The occasional appearance of gray whales, such as this one, in Japan, together with a stranding on the mainland China … Continue reading

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Update on Gray Whale Satellite Tagging in the Western Pacific

The gray whale last reported on this website in February 2012 as having reached the Mexican breeding lagoons was continuing to transmit location data more than one year after being tagged off Sakhalin Island, Russia in September 2011. She had … Continue reading

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6 Western Gray whales satellite tracked

This summer 6 western gray whales, one male and five females, were tagged with satellite tags off Sakhalin, Russia and their movements are now being monitored.  One tag was not well attached and has fallen off, at present there are … Continue reading

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