How Do You Identify Orcas?

In our previous blog we discussed the importance of identifying whales from each other and more specifically how you can do so with humpback whales. In this blog, we will be focusing on another type of whale, orcas! Also known for their notorious name, killer whales. Orcas can be found in all oceans, but they … Continue reading How Do You Identify Orcas?

How do you Identify Humpback Whales?

An essential skill when observing whales is the ability of being able to know not only the type of whale you have encountered, but who exactly. By individualizing every whale that we come across, it allows us to monitor their evolution over time which allows us to understand the quality of life they experience. Many distinct … Continue reading How do you Identify Humpback Whales?

Do whale watching boats bother the whales?

While watching whales from a vessel, you may often wonder if the whales know that you are there. If so, does it bother them?  The short answer: It would be great if we could ask the whales themselves! But, until then, we have to interpret their behavior in the presence of vessels and physiology to … Continue reading Do whale watching boats bother the whales?

2021 Photo Contest Winners

Congratulations to all of the winners in the 4th annual Whale SENSE photo contest! We had a total of 73 amazing photos submitted for voting this year. Like what you see? Be sure your next whale watch is with a Whale SENSE company! Feeding Category - Ashley Longo, American Princess Cruises Bunker Lunch Time off … Continue reading 2021 Photo Contest Winners

4th Annual Whale SENSE Photo Contest

It's time for our 4th annual photo contest! What better way to prepare for the upcoming whale watching season than to vote on some of the best photos from previous years! FACEBOOK PHOTO CONTEST RULES How to Enter 1. Submit your photos Submit your photos via email to by SUNDAY February 28. You can … Continue reading 4th Annual Whale SENSE Photo Contest