Marine Life – Lab and Ocean

Marine Life – Lab and Ocean

In our fish lab we are starting several new projects to review our Clownfish breeding programme, and out in the lagoon we continue our BRUV baited camera trap experiments.
Join us on a sunset cruise to spot dolphins and whales, and enjoy a breathtaking display of Cetaceans !

False Killer Whales

False Killer Whales

On 3 April we were lucky to witness a large pod of False Killer Whales close to Kuda Huraa.
Read our eye witness account, and learn about these mysterious and beautiful marine mammals.
We also look back to our rescue and rehabilitation attempt of ‘Haita’, back in December 2012.

Marine Mammal Stranding Symposium (Philippines)

Marine Mammal Stranding Symposium (Philippines)

We are very pleased that Dylan Lau – our intern here at Landaa’s Marine Discovery Centre and a student at Temasek Polytechnic in Singapore – was able to attend the symposium, and present our work and findings to fellow marine biologists.

False Killer Whale – Rescue & Attempted Rehabilitation (December 2012)

False Killer Whale – Rescue & Attempted Rehabilitation (December 2012)

Way back in December 2012, our team of Marine Savers biologists welcomed a very unusual guest … a false killer whale! This 300kg/3m gentle giant was was found stranded in the lagoon at Landaa Giraavaru, in a weakened state and unable to swim properly. Read about the rescue attempt and enjoy some exciting photos.

Video : false killer whales

Video : false killer whales

On 8 November 2011, around 300 false killer whales were spotted, cruising with bottlenose dolphins a few hundred meters south of Landaa Giraavaru. It was a fantastic sight, and quite a rare one too – enjoy the video clip we made.