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Hugo Pettit

A fin whale near the mouth of Isfjorden, Svalbard. The team saw up to 50 individuals in the area on the way to Jan Mayen. Part of the Arctic Sense expedition was to track the distribution and observe the behaviour of whales in the region: as well as fin whales they also encountered a school of blue whales off Svalbard.


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