Observations in the Species: Eubalaena australis

English Name: Southern Right Whale

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Southern right whale at Castle Rocks

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By: Pbsouthwood
Sea Coral AtlasSea Fish AtlasSea Slug AtlasSeaKeysSouthern Underwater Research Group
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Location: Castle Rocks
Observed on: 5th October 2009
Added to iSpot: 21st June 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Southern Right Whale

Hermanus
By: Alan Horstmann
Botanical Society of South AfricaIndigenous Bulb Association of South AfricaSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Walker Bay
Observed on: 11th March 2012
Added to iSpot: 1st April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 4
Description: Habitat Also see Observation 198061

Southern Right Whales interacting

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: 9, St Blaize Hiking Trail
Observed on: 22nd August 2008
Added to iSpot: 19th March 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0
Description: Probably more than two whales, at least one with partially white belly. Courtship or competition for female? Taken from shore, whales well off shore.Photo No.8 can be interpreted as a whale with a white belly upside down beneath another whale.

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By: PietPiet's reputation in MammalsPiet's reputation in Mammals
Location: 9, St Blaize Hiking Trail
Observed on: 6th August 2013
Added to iSpot: 25th February 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0

Southren Right Whale tail slapping and breaching sequence

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: 9, St Blaize Hiking Trail
Observed on: 21st September 2010
Added to iSpot: 23rd February 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 2
Comments: 2
Description: tail slapping of one followed by breaching of another

JOLLY JUMPER

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By: kenmkenm is knowledgeable about Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammals
Location: Walker Bay, Hermanus
Observed on: 25th November 2013
Added to iSpot: 26th November 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0

TAIL on MOMS head

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By: kenmkenm is knowledgeable about Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammals
Location: Walker Bay, Hermanus
Observed on: 25th November 2013
Added to iSpot: 26th November 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

ALBINO'S

Female albino
By: kenmkenm is knowledgeable about Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammals
Location: Walker Bay, Hermanus
Observed on: 25th November 2013
Added to iSpot: 26th November 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0
Description: The skin pigment disorder found in Southern Right whales affects the males more than the females. A female albino would have about 20% creamy white patches while the male would have about 80%. The creamy white colour would change to brown over time but snow white markings would remain white .

ALBINO

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By: kenmkenm is knowledgeable about Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammals
Location: Walker Bay, Hermanus
Observed on: 18th November 2013
Added to iSpot: 24th November 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0
Description: This is a young male albino Southern Right.

SAILING

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By: kenmkenm is knowledgeable about Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammals
Location: Walker Bay, Hermanus
Observed on: 3rd November 2013
Added to iSpot: 5th November 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 5
Comments: 0
Description: A Southern Right whale " Sailing "

BABY BREACH

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By: kenmkenm is knowledgeable about Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammals
Location: Walker Bay, Hermanus
Observed on: 2nd November 2013
Added to iSpot: 5th November 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 6
Comments: 4
Description: A 2013 model trying it's breaching skills.

SMILE

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By: kenmkenm is knowledgeable about Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammals
Location: Walker Bay, Hermanus
Observed on: 24th August 2013
Added to iSpot: 17th October 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0

DRIPPING

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By: kenmkenm is knowledgeable about Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammals
Location: Walker Bay, Hermanus
Observed on: 3rd October 2013
Added to iSpot: 17th October 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0

GOING DOWNDSC_4980

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By: kenmkenm is knowledgeable about Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammals
Location: Walker Bay, Hermanus
Observed on: 14th October 2013
Added to iSpot: 17th October 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0

NOG 'N BREACH

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By: kenmkenm is knowledgeable about Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammals
Location: Walker Bay, Hermanus
Observed on: 5th October 2013
Added to iSpot: 17th October 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0

FLUKING

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By: kenmkenm is knowledgeable about Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammals
Location: Walker Bay, Hermanus
Observed on: 7th October 2013
Added to iSpot: 17th October 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0

BREACHING

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By: kenmkenm is knowledgeable about Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammals
Location: Walker Bay, Hermanus
Observed on: 4th October 2013
Added to iSpot: 17th October 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0

CLOSE BREACH

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By: kenmkenm is knowledgeable about Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammals
Location: Walker Bay, Hermanus
Observed on: 3rd October 2013
Added to iSpot: 17th October 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0

S R W with Bottlenose & people

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By: kenmkenm is knowledgeable about Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammals
Location: Walker Bay, Hermanus
Observed on: 29th June 2013
Added to iSpot: 15th August 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0

SOUTHERN RIGHT BREACH

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By: kenmkenm is knowledgeable about Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammals
Location: Walker Bay, Hermanus
Observed on: 29th June 2013
Added to iSpot: 12th August 2013
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 4
Comments: 1

FLUKING

FLUKING
By: kenmkenm is knowledgeable about Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammals
Location: Walker Bay, Hermanus
Observed on: 6th July 2013
Added to iSpot: 20th July 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 6
Comments: 0

RASTA " WHALLY "

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By: kenmkenm is knowledgeable about Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammals
Location: Walker Bay, Hermanus
Observed on: 19th September 2010
Added to iSpot: 19th July 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 10

SOUTHERN RIGHT WHALE

Two " BONNETS "
By: kenmkenm is knowledgeable about Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammals
Location: Walker Bay, Hermanus
Observed on: 20th June 2013
Added to iSpot: 19th July 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Southern Right Whale

Southern Right Whale
By: Cameron McMaster
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersIndigenous Bulb Association of South AfricaLepidopterists' Society of AfricaOverberg Lowlands Conservation TrustSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Overberg DC, Overberg DC
Observed on: 16th July 2013
Added to iSpot: 18th July 2013
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 8
Comments: 3

SOUTHERN RIGHT WHALE

Southern Right
By: kenmkenm is knowledgeable about Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammals
Location: Walker Bay, Hermanus
Observed on: 13th July 2013
Added to iSpot: 18th July 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 6
Comments: 0

Breach

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By: kenmkenm is knowledgeable about Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammals
Location: Walker Bay, Hermanus
Observed on: 12th July 2013
Added to iSpot: 18th July 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 5
Comments: 0

Southern Right Whale in Hermanus

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By: Alan Horstmann
Botanical Society of South AfricaIndigenous Bulb Association of South AfricaSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Walker Bay
Observed on: 27th October 2012
Added to iSpot: 14th June 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 5
Comments: 4

Southern Right Whale in the Walker Bay

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By: Gabi MiebachGabi Miebach's reputation in MammalsGabi Miebach's reputation in MammalsGabi Miebach's reputation in Mammals
Location: Hermanus, Walker Bay
Observed on: 13th October 2012
Added to iSpot: 10th March 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0
Description: Our Whale Watching Tour was successfull and overwhelming

Southern Right Whale

Southern Right Whale
By: Brian KD2
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersEastern Cape Parks & Tourism AgencyOutramps
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Location: Hermanus Bay
Observed on: 3rd December 2012
Added to iSpot: 19th December 2012
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 3

Southern Right Lobtailling

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By: kenmkenm is knowledgeable about Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammals
Location: Walker Bay, Hermanus
Observed on: 7th September 2007
Added to iSpot: 19th November 2012
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 1

whales Southren right

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By: paris catparis cat's reputation in Mammals
Location: 1, Van Der Horst Ave
Observed on: 11th August 2005
Added to iSpot: 11th November 2012
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 5
Comments: 2
Description: Cause of beaching no known but samples of bulber were taken

Southern right whale stranded calf.

Southern Right Whale (Ebalaena australis) Stranded Calf. marine protected area. DeHoop, Western Cape, South Africa.
By: ArmataArmata is knowledgeable about MammalsArmata's earned reputation in MammalsArmata's earned reputation in Mammals
Location: Koppie Allen 2nd beach DeHoop
Observed on: 18th August 2012
Added to iSpot: 31st August 2012
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 7
Comments: 0
Description: Southern rught whale calf app one month old. Got caught by low tide, lost bouyancy and suffocated. Measured 5.4m took 56 measurementrs and a blubber sample frozen in salt water.

White & Black Whale meet

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By: Lorraine L-WLorraine L-W's reputation in MammalsLorraine L-W's reputation in Mammals
Location: Sunnycove,Fish Hoek
Observed on: 26th September 2007
Added to iSpot: 23rd December 2011
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 1
Description: White whale was alone for over 3 weeks then paired up with black whale. They stayed together for the remainder of the season.

White Southern Right Whale

White Southern Right Whale
By: Lorraine L-WLorraine L-W's reputation in MammalsLorraine L-W's reputation in Mammals
Location: Sunnycove,Fish Hoek
Observed on: 1st September 2007
Added to iSpot: 23rd December 2011
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0
Description: This whale arrived during the night and could be seen at first light. It stayed in the area for hours.

SOUTHERN RIGHT WHALE albino calf

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By: kenmkenm is knowledgeable about Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammals
Location: Walker Bay, Hermanus
Observed on: 2nd November 2011
Added to iSpot: 22nd December 2011
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0
Description: This calf has a rare form of albinism in that the left halve of its head is black while the right side is black and white. +- 4% of SRW have a form of albinism.

LOBTAILING S R

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By: kenmkenm is knowledgeable about Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammals
Location: Walker Bay, Hermanus
Observed on: 7th October 2011
Added to iSpot: 6th December 2011
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0
Description: lobtaing

Moby Dick, Sunnycove - 2007

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By: marlandza
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: Sunnycove, Fish Hoek,
Observed on: 1st September 2007
Added to iSpot: 18th November 2011
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 2
Description: Close inshore during the night and early mornings. The third picture with permission from Lorraine Lemmon-Warde.

SOUTHERN RIGHT WHALE

SOUTHERN RIGHT PENIS
By: kenmkenm is knowledgeable about Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammals
Location: Walker Bay, Hermanus
Observed on: 15th September 2011
Added to iSpot: 15th November 2011
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 6
Description: Southern right whale showing it's penis

SOUTHERN RIGHT WHALE

SOUTHERN RIGHT BREACHING
By: kenmkenm is knowledgeable about Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammalskenm's earned reputation in Mammals
Location: Walker Bay, Hermanus
Observed on: 23rd September 2011
Added to iSpot: 15th November 2011
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 7
Comments: 2
Description: Southern Right whale breaching

Eubalaena australis, Sunnycove - 2011

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By: marlandza
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: 74, Simon's Town Rd
Observed on: 19th August 2011
Added to iSpot: 19th August 2011
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 6
Description: Very close inshore most of the night, moved off as the sun rose.

Southern right whale Eubalaena australis

Southern right whale Eubalaena australis
By: miked
iSpot Team
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Location: M4, Simon's Town
Observed on: 16th October 2005
Added to iSpot: 24th June 2011
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0

Species with which Southern Right Whale (Eubalaena australis) interacts

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