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Drone footage of a blue whale off the coast of Virginia!

Posted on March 14, 2021

This blue whale was observed feeding east of the continental shelf break by the HDR team while conducting a vessel survey for the VACAPES offshore cetacean study.  They were able to deploy a satellite-linked telemetry tag that is recording and transmitting diving data in addition to tracking the whale's movements.  |  |  Navy FOIA  |  DoD Accessibility/Section 508  |  No Fear Act  |  Open Government  |  Plain Writing Act  |  Veterans Crisis Line  |  DoD Safe Helpline  |  Navy SAPR  |  NCIS Tips  |  Privacy Policy  |  Contact Webmaster  
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