Category Archives: Western Gray Whale

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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Western gray whale makes unexpected journey

In October 2010, a team of scientists from Russia and the United States satellite tagged a western gray whale off Sakhalin Island, Russia. This is the first individual from the critically endangered western gray whale population to be tagged and … Continue reading

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New oil platform off Sakhalin – whale scientists will have a say

The oil and gas company Sakhalin Energy Investment Company (Sakhalin Energy) announced on December 4th its intention to begin planning for construction of a third offshore oil and gas platform in the Piltun-Astokh field along the coast of Sakhalin Island, … Continue reading

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