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A Day With False Killer Whales

Posted by Jeffrey Milisen on Saturday, March 14, 2015,

False killer whale coming in for a closer look at the boat.

Two weeks ago I woke up at 6 am to a dilemma.  On the one hand I was meeting my friend in an hour to try to find some hammerhead sharks from my boat.  Option “B” was a cryptic text message saying, “Jeff, call me if you are up.” Satellite tags deployed by Cascadia Research Collective on the back of a pod of endangered false killer whales (Pseudorca crassidens) showed that they were 14 miles south of the harbor and making their...

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