Arabian Sea Humpback Whale

Photo credit: Ada al Jabri, Oman Environment Authority   On the evening of January 18th, 2021, staff at the Environment Authority – Oman (EA) were notified that an Endangered Arabian Sea humpback whale was entangled in fishing gear inside the Port of Duqm. The whale apparently had...

  After months of planning, the Arabian Sea Whale Network (ASWN) has finalized an infographic designed to raise awareness of the unique nature of Arabian Sea humpback whales and the urgent conservation challenges they face. The infographic is intended for dissemination to a wide range of stakeholders,...

[caption id="attachment_1958" align="alignright" width="3589"] A humpback whale named ‘Chomp’ breaches off the Dhofar coast of Southern Oman. A male, Chomp is a team favourite, having been encountered widely along the coast of Oman for almost 15 years (Darryl MacDonald/ESO)[/caption] The humpback whale population in the Arabian...