New joint pilot whale publication!

We are pleased to announce a new joint scientific publication on the behaviour of pilot whales by Charlotte Cure et al.


Lofoten Centre is closed

This is a kind reminder that we have closed our research and education in Lofoten, Norway already in 2014 and stopped offering whale watching tours already in 2011. We have moved our Ocean Sounds Norway base to Bodo on the other side of the Vestfj...


Whales in Raja Ampat

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Sperm Whale Stranded, West Papua

On Saturday 2 June, we learnt of a Sperm Whale stranding in West Papua. To...


New Article on Pilot Whale communication published!

We are pleased to announce that our work on the vocal repertoire of long-finned pilot whales in Norway has been published in JASA!

The knowledge of the vocal repertoire of pilot whales is very limited. In this paper, the vocal repertoire of...


Field work in Lofoten has started!

Since last week (23.5.2017) Ellyne and Heike are in Lofoten and have the boat ready to study the whales. So far several groups of Orcas have been seen since March and during the last week large groups of long-finned pilot whales were in the Vestfj...