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Scientists track down mystery killer whale after 14-year search

ABC Science - Tue 12 Mar 19

After years of hearing fishermen's tales of a distinctly different orca which poached fish off their lines, scientists finally track down the animals — and they ...

Mysterious Killer Whales Observed off Chilean Coast

The Scientist - Fri 8 Mar 19

These Type D killer whales have blunter heads and a different color pattern than other orcas. A new species designation hinges on the results of genetic testing.

Feds could restrict Pacific Ocean fishing over endangered orcas, NOAA letter says

Phys.org - Fri 8 Mar 19

SEATTLE—The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is taking a fresh look at whether new fishing restrictions are needed to help prevent the extinction of endangered southern ...

Scientists find mystery killer whales off Cape Horn, Chile

Phys.org - Thu 7 Mar 19

In January 2019, an international team of scientists working off the tip of southern Chile got their first live look at what might be a new species of killer whale. Called Type D, the whales ...

Scientists find mystery killer whales off Cape Horn, Chile, ScienceDaily - Thu 7 Mar 19
Scientists find mystery killer whales off Cape Horn, Chile, Eurekalert - Thu 7 Mar 19

New orca species discovered? Scientists spot mysterious killer whales

FOXNews - Fri 8 Mar 19

Scientists have spotted what may be a new species of killer whale off the southern tip of Chile.

Secret Group of Killer Whales Discovered in Southern Ocean

Livescience - Fri 8 Mar 19

These marine mammals look like killer whales but smaller, with smaller patches above their eyes and pointier dorsal fins. What are these posers

Mystery Killer Whales May Be New Orca Species

Geek.com - Fri 8 Mar 19

Scientists in January got their first live glimpse of what might be a new species of killer whale. Known as Type D, the mysterious orca was previously identified only from photos of a […] The ...

These mystery killer whales don't look like the regular ones - CNET

CNET - Thu 7 Mar 19

Scientists are puzzling over a group of killer whales that may be a distinct species.

‘Like seeing a dinosaur’: Scientists locate mystery killer whales

Mongabay.com - Thu 14 Mar 19

For years, there have been stories and photographs of “odd-looking” killer whales lurking in some of the roughest parts of the sub-Antarctic seas. They’ve been spotted by fishermen on ...

Scientists discover different kind of killer whale off Chile

The Hindu - Sat 9 Mar 19

Results from DNA test are awaited to confirm if the mammal is a distinct species