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Lots More: Sounds, Videos, Art, Etc. about Marine Mammals



What do whales sound like?

Whale Songs/ Ocean Mammal institute

How do we know what they sound like?

The Ocean Channel: How do scientists record whale sounds?

Where can I learn more about Animals and Sound in the Sea?

Discovery of Sound in the Sea website


Song of the Oceans/Gary Bowman

A compilation of original songs celebrating the ocean world and the variety of creatures living there.


Video: Common Dolphins Swimming and Leaping

Video shot right off the coast here in Santa Barbara.


Includes free videos and clips on marine mammals and the marine environment. Highlights the work of international reserchers and examines global conservation issues.

Video clips of whales, dolphins and other mammals

Fabulous stuff on sea mammals, as well as fish and kelp, from the Encyclopedia of the Sanctuary produced by NOAA's National Marine Sanctuaries.

Precipice of Survival: the Southern Sea Otter

A video from the United States Geological Survey about Southern Sea Otters (also known as California Sea Otters) and their struggle for survival.

Whales of the Mediterranean Sea

Whales of the Mediterranean Sea, a five-part documentary film series, is available with subtitles in six languages. The documentaries are accompanied by complimentary education materials.


Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary's Ocean Art Contest winners


Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary's Ocean Poems & Stories winners


How can I pursue a career involving marine mammals?

More on Marine Careers from NOAA's National Marine Sanctuaries

Centers for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence's (COSEE) Ocean Careers website


Channel Islands/Encyclopedia of the Sanctuary

Marine Mammals/National Marine Sanctuaries

The Kids' Times: Blue Whale

Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises/NOAA's National Marine Mammal Laboratory

OceansLive Teachers/National Marine Sanctuary Program

National Geographics' Oceans for Life for Teachers

OceansLive Kids

National Marine Sanctuaries of the West Coast's Field Guide

Marine Reserves Digital Lab

Website where you can join a "working group" and use data to simulate establishment of a marine reserve area around Anacapa Island, one of the Channel Islands off the coast of Santa Barbara, California.

Endangered Whales/NOAA Kids and Teachers Corner

Planet Arcade/NOAA

Games and interactive activities focused on ocean themes

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