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Use whale watching snaps images to support Southern Right Whale conservation

Platform that collects images to support Southern Right Whale conservation.

By news@gippsland - 9th August 2021 - Back to News

WhaleFace is a platform that lets anyone contribute to the conservation of Southern Right Whales in south-east Australia. By submitting your sightings and photos of Southern Right Whale faces, you will be helping researchers monitor and protect this Endangered species.

WhaleFace is a platform that lets anyone contribute to the conservation of Southern Right Whales in south-east Australia.

WhaleFace is a platform that lets anyone contribute to the conservation of Southern Right Whales in south-east Australia

Monitoring the southern right whale

WhaleFace is the unique patterns of white features on the southern right whale's head to identify its uniqueness.The collection of whale faces help us monitor its movements, and breeding patterns. The WhaleFace project allows the community to easily contribute their captured photos and sightings that will help support meaningful scientific research, and also provide updates on the whale's breeding season.

Conserving and protecting

Join WhaleFace to submit your sightings and learn more about our research. Register to WhaleFace, anyone is welcome to join the WhaleFace community and stay up to date with this important project. Sign up and contribute photos and sightings and connect with the whale conservation community. To find out more visit StateWide Integrated Flora and Fauna Teams (SWIFT).

Pictures from South Gippsland Shire Council website.


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