[36K] An underwater photo shows a sperm whale diving from the surface of the Gulf of Mexico. The whales feed several hundred meters deep, in the gulf's "ocean oases." When Texas A&M scientists surveyed the gulf during the GulfCet I study, underwater microphones detected 273 sperm whales, and observers spotted more than three hundred.
Volume 6, Number 1
Marine policy fuels GulfCet surveys
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