Multiple Whale Sounder Shot

Multiple Whale Sounder Shot

Had over 20 small whales surround the boat on Saturday for 15 minutes, they continuously swam around, right up to and under the boat, having a phatt old time. They were only small, 20-25 ft long and had baleen, so were plankton feeders, and had a small fine on top. Not sure what type whale they were, they were not dolphins or porpoises.

Cool sounder shot.

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kirky79's picture

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Haha

Wed, 2016-08-17 10:43

thats a great sounder shot.  

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Somebody posted a vid on here...

Wed, 2016-08-17 11:02

 ...some time ago. I think they're dwarf minke whales and are known for being quite curious and tend to hang around boats much longer than other cetaceans.

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Yep

Wed, 2016-08-17 13:49

They are not shy. Had a similar experience last time out in similar depths.

Bit intimidating, love to know if the tranny sends them nuts - should have turned it off to test the theory. 

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 Quite an experience having

Thu, 2016-08-18 09:15

 Quite an experience having whales around the boat. We had 4 humpbacks come and have a look at us on Monday. One surfaced to spray only 5 meters off the boat and I was surprised how loud it was. Then they swam right under the boat and manged to get them on the go pro. 

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