blue whale’s heart rate

First recording of a blue whale’s heart rate

November 29, 2019

Encased in a neon orange plastic shell, a collection of electronic sensors bobbed along the surface of the Monterey Bay, waiting to be retrieved by Stanford University researchers. A lunchbox-sized speck in the vast waters, it held cargo of outsized importance: the first-ever recording of a blue whale’s heart rate. Researchers from the Goldbogen Lab […]

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