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Sperm Whale Dies Off Florida Keys

Necropsy shows signs of marine debris; line, net, and plastic found inside the whale’s stomach.
May 13, 2022 - Feature Story ,
Sperm Whale Dies off Florida coast Photo Credit: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), Photo taken under MMPA/ESA permit no. 18786

Four Endangered North Pacific Right Whales Spotted in the Gulf of Alaska

Biologists were able to collect valuable data on these rare animals during a special whale survey in August.
September 09, 2021 - Feature Story ,
Tail of one north Pacific right whale shown as it dives next to second whale with head above water.

NOAA and Partners Monitor Stranded Sperm Whale in Alabama Waters

Biologists are working around the clock to locate the whale.
November 23, 2020 - Feature Story ,
Sperm whale off AL Sperm whale in Mobile Bay Thursday, Nov. 19

Alaska NOAA Team Examines Dead Endangered Sperm Whale

First time NOAA Fisheries has had a report of a dead sperm whale in Alaska's Inside Passage
April 02, 2019 - Feature Story ,
a team of marine mammal experts perform a necropsy on a male sperm whale

Ice Age Confined Sperm Whales to Pacific Ocean 100,000 Years Ago, Genetics Show

According to new research, an ice age that ended over 100,000 years ago confined the world’s sperm whales to a single population in the Pacific Ocean, creating a genetic bottleneck.
May 15, 2018 - News ,

Sperm Whales: Revealing the Mysteries of the Deep

Sperm whales have been a part of American culture ever since Captain Ahab set out aboard the Pequod to find the infamous white whale in "Moby Dick". Large, noisy, and often social, sperm whales are a remarkable species found from the equator to the poles.
February 13, 2017 - Feature Story ,

Reconstructing Sperm Whale Catches in the North Pacific

Alaska Fisheries Science Center Quarterly Report.
October 01, 2014 - Feature Story ,