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Season of the Cabo San Lucas Humpback Whales

Season of the Humpback Whales Article by Katia Silvia, Marine Biologist at Cabo Trek For marine mammals like humpback whales, the baseline data need to be collected over large areas and multiple areas to be useful. Until recent, this was prohibitively costly and time...

Survivor of the Ocean: The friendly Gray Whales

Survivor of the Ocean: The Friendly Gray Whales Destino Magazine article for April 2017 by Katia Silva, Marine Biologist and guide at Cabo Trek Historically, gray whales lived in the north Pacific and north Atlantic oceans. They live in relatively shallow waters over...

Humpback Whale: Knowing to Preserve

Humpback Whale: Knowing to Preserve article by Katia Silva, marine biologist and guide at Cabo Trek Cabo Trek offers sightseeing tours for marine life observation, in addition to that, starting this year they decided to work in a new line of activity: Environmental...

Whales of Baja California Sur

Whale Season in Baja Destino Magazine article for February 2017 by Marilia Olio, Marine Biologist and guide at Cabo Trek Baja California Sur is one of the best world destinations to see whales. The Sea of Cortez (“the world’s aquarium,” as it was referred to by the...

Whale Photo-Identification Project

Whale Photo-Identification Project Destino Magazine article for February 2017 by Marilia Olio, Marine Biologist and guide at Cabo Trek Humpback whales are identified as individuals by the underside of their flukes, or tails. The distinct coloration, shape, and...

Recognizing Whale Surface Behaviors

Recognizing Whale Surface Behaviours Destino Magazine article for January 2017 by Marilia Olio, Marine Biologist and guide at Cabo Trek The easiest way for a marine mammalogist to study whales and dolphins is to divide the research into categories: “acoustics” is the...