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    First published cientific paper
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Winter distribution and group composition of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) off northern Peru. Pacheco, A.S., Silva, S. & Alcorta, B. 2009. Latin American Journal of Aquatic Mammals 7(1-2): 33-38.

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    Second published cientific paper
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Is it possible to go whale watching off the coast of Peru? A case study of humpback whales A case study of humpback whales. Pacheco, A.S., Silva, S. & Alcorta, B. 2011. Latin American Journal of Aquatic Research 39(1): 189-196.

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    Third published cientific paper
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Comparison of the humpback whale catalogues between Ecuador, Peru and American Samoa evidence of the enlargement of the breeding Stock G to Peru.
Castro, C., Alcorta, B., Allen, J., Cáceres, C., Forestell, P., Kaufman, G., Mattila, D., Pacheco, A.S., Robbins, J., Santillán, L., Scheidat, M., Silva, S., & A. Tagarino, 2011.
Paper SC/63/SH19 presented to the Scientific Committee of the International Whaling Commission. Tromsø, Norway, June 2011.

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    Fourth published cientific paper
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Aerial behavior of humpback whales Megaptera novaeangliae at the southern limit of the southeast Pacific breeding area.
Aldo S. Pacheco, Sebastian Silva, Belen Alcorta, Nadia Balducci, Chiara Guidino, Miguel A. Llapapasca and Fiorella Sanchez-Salazar

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    Whale information    
     

Here you will find interesting information about the humpback whales: Characteristics, migratory routes, behaviour, whale songs, threats and more.

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    Photoidentification    
     

The photoidentification provides usefull information that is used to estimate population numbers, study behaviour, birth rates, migration routes and mucho more. Pacífco Adventures has managed to obtain the largest register of humpbacks photoidentified in the northern coast of Perú, thank´s to their tours.

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