30 Mar

New: information on “ship strikes”

A new website (category) is dedicated to the issue of ship strikes. Detailed background information about the issue of “collisions between ships and cetaceans” is presented, including latest scientific results and recommendations. How do collisions occur? Which types of ships and which cetacean species are involved? How can ship strikes be avoided? These questions shall be answered, as far as the current knowledge allows it.

The special case of the Canary Islands (where sperm whales are hit regularly) will be highlighted, and the same is true for the case of collisions between sailing vessels and cetaceans.

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