Review of the Sri Lanka blue whale ( Balaenoptera musculus ) with observations on its distribution in the shipping lane

A population of blue whales is resident off the southern coast of Sri Lanka and has been observed year-round by the crew of a whalewatching vessel, Raja & the Whales, a few miles south of Mirissa Harbour. Over the course of three years (1 December 2009 to 30 November 2012), a total of 485 blue whale sightings were reported with an average of 4.56… CONTINUE READING