The new boat discovering the ocean

Today was another day in the company of baleen whales 🙂

We went out with the new boat TAIII and to inaugurate it we had two fin whales on our tour! The whales were foraging as confirmed by the faeces, a brownish spot area visible at the surface, and by their dive intervals.

Foraging baleen whales can be highly unpredictable and can surface very far between dives making it difficult to keep track of them. This time the whales could be easily followed and observed since they were staying within the same area during the whole encounter.


Do you know that fin whales are the fastest among large whales? They can reach 37Km/h and for this reason are called the greyhound of the sea. They are also capable of breaching out of the water, although they do it rarely.




Arianna Cecchetti

About Arianna Cecchetti

Arianna is a Marine Biologist and was Main Guide at TERRA AZUL since 2009, and Technical & Scientific Director until 2018. Originally from Italy, she sees herself more as a world citizen. Arianna deserves the very best, and we hope she can come back to share her passion for the sea with us again.

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