Largest whale stranding

By | 2017-10-11T03:44:50+00:00 May 19, 2017|Biology, Records|

Largest whale stranding

Last updated: October 11, 2017 at 3:44 am

Approximately 1,000 long-finned pilot whales were stranded at Long Beach on the Chatham Islands in 1918. It is believed that over 4,000 long-finned pilot whales stranded on the Chathams between 1901 and 2017.

SOURCE:
Department of Conservation – Te Papa Atawhai (New Zealand Government)

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Jeffrey Gallant is the Editor-in-Chief and Records Keeper of the Diving Almanac. He is also a contributing editor of DIVER Magazine, and the scientific director of the Greenland Shark and Elasmobranch Education and Research Group (GEERG). Jeffrey started diving in 1982.

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