Saba Bank: marine mammals

The Northern Caribbean is a well-known breeding and calving ground for North Atlantic humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) and considerable research effort has focused on the largest aggregations of whales, off the Silver Bank, north of the Dominican Republic during their winter breeding and calving season.


This news item is based on a presentation given by Dick de Haan (WUR) at the Saba Bank Symposium in December 2016.

This news article was published in BioNews 31.

BioNews is produced by the Dutch Caribbean Nature Alliance and funded by the Ministry of Economic Affairs.

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