Sightings made by Irish Whale and Dolphin Group from deck of ‘Celtic Mist’
The whales are “almost certainly” what are known as True’s beaked whales, which have only been spotted alive twice before – in the Bay of Biscay and off the Canaries – according to IWDG marine mammal observer and co-ordinator Patrick Lyne.
The whales are named after Frederick K True, a former curator of the national museum in the US, now the Smithsonian. The first such live sighting…
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