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Beaked whales dive deepest

Beaked whales dive deepest

作者:鲍擞  时间:2019-04-03 05:06:16  人气:

THE world of breath-hold diving has a new champion. Beaked whales regularly plunge deeper beneath the waves than any other mammal. Beaked whales are among the most elusive of cetaceans, rarely spotted at the surface. To find out more about their lives, Peter Tyack and colleagues of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Massachusetts attached tags to whales in the Mediterranean in 2003 and 2004. The tags recorded the depth and duration of dives,