Hakai Magazine:In Graphic Detail: The Longest Southern Right Whale Migration

Nov 3 – “The satellite tracker for southern right whale 221423 had been silent for four months before researcher Matthew Germishuizen finally got a ping indicating its location. At first, he thought it was a mistake. The last time he’d heard from the whale was on December 14, 2021, in the Atlantic Ocean around 3,000 kilometers off the South African coast. The ping that came on April 19, 2022, revealed that the whale was another 4,450 kilometers away—off the coast of Argentina. Whale 221423 became the first scientifically documented case of a southern right whale crossing the Atlantic….to coastal Argentina, traveling a total of 15,288 kilometers!” Whole story HERE.