End of whale season 2022-2023

Once more, we bid these ocean giants farewell, and once more, we can proudly say that the whale season was a total success. Here is a quick summary of our whale season 2022–2023: 2022-2023 Humpback whale research outings We conducted our Humpback Whale Research Monitoring in Banderas Bay for the fourth year in a row. What […]

We trained 110 people: ready to save the whales

We currently have 15 RABEN teams, and we are proud to say that in the last 11 years, our RABEN teams have rescued 81 whales. So far this season we have rescued 7 whales, 4 in Bay Banderas, 2 in Los Cabos, and 1 in La Paz: These rescues are thanks to the workshops that the […]

2,900 identified whales and many achievements more!

It has been a very productive year for the ECOBAC team and we want to share our most recent accomplishments.   ¡Our Catalog FIBB almost reaches 3,000 whales! We are pleased to share with you that we have just updated our FIBB catalog up to the 2020 season! With this update, we now have a […]

Good Bye Whales! Happy end of whale season 2022

We successfully finished another whale season, but our work is not done. We continue working on the conservation and research of the humpback whale in Banderas Bay! Take a look on some of our results from the 2022 whale season: FIBB Catalog: We made it to 2,848 whales! In our Banderas Bay Humpback Whale Photo-Identification […]

We are ready to start the new whale watch season 2021-2022!

We are ready to start the new whale watch season 2021-2022! The new whale watch season 2021-2022 has begun, and we are more than prepared to face new challenges and respond to reports of entangled whales in the Mexican Pacific and the Baja California Peninsula. We currently have 15 RABEN teams, and we are proud to say that in […]

We would like to wish you Happy Holidays!

We would like to wish you Happy Holidays! On behalf of the entire ECOBAC team, we thank all of our collaborators, volunteers, donors and supporters for their constant support. Thanks to you we achieved our goals. The Ecología y Conservación de Ballenas team wishes you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! We’d like […]

More and more whales 2021

Advances in humpback whale research! Despite the fact that it is not whale season, the ECOBAC team continues to work on research tasks and activities aimed at humpback whale conservation in Banderas Bay. We have compiled a summary of our accomplishments from last April to date. More and more whales! Every year, we receive over 3,000 […]

25 years working with marine giants!

This season was very special for us, as we are celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Banderas Bay Humpback Whale Photo-Identification Catalog (FIBB Catalog). Since its creation in 1996, we have worked hard to quantify and identify nearly 3,000 different whales and build a database of more than 7,000 photographs. This work helps us to determine the abundance, migratory […]

Our WHALE Season 2019-2020 is over

We hope you are all fine and healthy, staying positive in these difficult times, which also allow us to reorganize and tune in for a new and better return. This whale season was a very busy one, with lots of whales and activities.  We hope you enjoy this summary with our most relevant activities. Thanks […]

Every Winter 500 Humpback Whales visit Banderas Bay

Banderas Bay is one of the main congregation areas for Humpback Whales in the Mexican Pacific Ocean, visiting each season 500 individuals. This has led the Bay to be one of the main tourist sites for observation

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