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SPY devices once used to track Soviet submarines have revealed that blue whales, the world's largest mammals, are living off Scotland's coasts.
Solve these problems to find out some more amazing blue whale facts.
None of us knew about this Blue Whale game," Marty said.
Where: Sri Lanka Blue whales can migrate big distances, but Sri Lanka's population tend to stick around for long periods in Mirissa on the south coast - with most sightings from November to April.
The research will seek to investigate whale hot spots in the region, as well as to gather critical information about the populations, abundance and distribution of whales, particularly the endangered Antarctic blue whale.
California blue whales range from Alaska to the Gulf of California.
KRILLER FACT A blue whale can be 100ft long and weigh 150 tons.
Mariana Melcon and colleagues from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography observed the response of blue whales in the Southern California Bight to mid-frequency sounds created by military sonar, which occur between 1000Hz to 8000Hz, much higher than blue whale calls, which are 100Hz and lower.
The largest number of blue whales congregate in the California Bight between the months of June and October.
It is theideal name, since the blue whale is said to be the largest animal in existence and can reach speeds of up to 50kph while communicating with other blue whales across the vast oceans.
A necropsy done on one of the other blue whales determined that it too died from a collision with a ship.
A systematic survey has discovered a hangout for blue whales in the Gulf of Corcovado, an inlet of the Pacific Ocean between the southern Chilean mainland and the largest of the Chilean Islands.
The same probably applies to blue whales, which produce the same low-frequency sounds.
The team is initially concentrating on blue whales and their favoured diet of krill, as they have access to samples of blue whale faeces, and DNA sequence information for several krill species.