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Keyword(s): "Megaptera novaeangliae"

Matching Projects: 4

Participatory Community Monitoring of Humpback Whales in the Osa, Costa Rica

Humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) migrate from their feeding grounds in cold and temperate waters to their breeding areas in tropical or subtropical waters, where they overwinter. The species is included in Appendix I of the Convention on Migr...

Occurrence and Behavior of Three Dolphin Species (Cetacea: Delphinidae) in two Pacific Coastal Zones of Costa Rica

Of the 28 species of cetaceans that live in Costa Rican waters, only three have been studied rigorously in the last years: the bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus), the coastal spotted dolphin of the Pacific (Stenella attenuata graffmani), and the...

Whale and Island Ecology Programs, Mexico

Ecology Project International’s (EPI) Whale and Island Ecology programs, run in the Sea of Cortez in Baja California Sur, Mexico, involve local students, teachers, scientists, management agencies, and community members in local conservation projects ...

Strengthening Co-Management of Ballena Marine National Park, Costa Rica

The Association for the Development of Ballena Marine National Park (Asociación para el Desarrollo del Parque Nacional Marino Ballena - ASOPARQUE) promoted the co-management of the Ballena Marine National Park (BMNP) between the community of Uvita de...

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