Whales of Sri Lanka
Marine Biologist Asha de Vos (see blog http://whalessrilanka.blogspot.com)


Tail fluke of a North Indian Blue Whale off the shores of Sri Lanka
Asha de Vos in the field

Asha de Vos is a Sri Lankan marine biologist with a long-term dream to unravel the many mysteries of the Northern Indian Ocean blue whales. She says that these whales do not migrate to Polar Regions, unlike their counterparts in other ocean basins. While tropical oceans are in general less productive than temperate or polar oceans, the fact that these animals, known for their great energetic needs, remain in the tropics year round makes her ask – how do they sustain themselves? This is where her journey begins…follow her on http://whalessrilanka.blogspot.com