Ukrainian Antarctic journal

No 10-11 (2012): Ukrainian Antarctic Journal
Articles

Results taggings of Antarctic whales

Yu. A. Mikhalev
K.D. Ushynsky South Ukrainian National Pedagogical University, Odesa
L. M. Kozachenko
K.D. Ushynsky South Ukrainian National Pedagogical University , Odesa
Published December 31, 2012
Keywords
  • whale,
  • marking,
  • whale marks,
  • satellite radio,
  • photo identification,
  • biopsy
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Abstract

Methods of whale marking are described in historical order. Marks of different types are described, and their effectiveness is analyzed. Commercial whale migration maps in the Antarctic and nearby waters, based on mark return, are given. Perspectives of use of photo identification of whales, satellite radio marks and biopsy DNA analysis are given.