Whalesafe at the 32nd Conference of the European Cetacean Society

Data collected in the context of the Whalesafe project have been presented during the 32nd European Cetacean Society Conference (Apr. 8th-10th, La Spezia). In this work, whale recording have allowed the measurement of the animals' body lengths.


Whalesafe monitoring system restored

On June 6th, 2018 the Whalesafe monitoring system was restored. The buoy was anchored at the point of coordinates:

44.21112 ° N 8.492043 ° E

The listening system is fully functional and data transmission is constant. The monitoring of sperm whales has therefore begun!




May 20th, Whalesafe presented at Slow Fish 2017

On Saturday, May 20, at 1.00 PM, during the Slow Fish fair, at the Liguria Region stand, we will talk about  Whalesafe: a project to safeguard sperm whales in our sea. The University of Genoa and the Coast guard of Savona will illustrate the amazing biology of these cetaceans and the complex system of acoustic buoys put in place to reduce the risk of collision with ships.

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