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US professor of biology believes hunted whale to be a blue whale

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Speaking to CNN, professor of biology Adam A.Peck at the University of Hawaii says that the whale hunted by Hvalur hf on Saturday night is a blue whale and not a hybrid blue/ fin whale as believed by Icelandic experts.

A photo released by Hard to Port of the whale.

Rare blue whale hybrid possibly hunted by Icelandic whaling company

11 Jul Icelandic whaling company Hvalur hf who recently began hunting fin whales again, may have killed a rare, protected blue whale or a blue whale/ fin whale hybrid. This was reported by animal rights campaigners Hard To Port who also published photos of the whale being landed in Hvalfjörður and cut up for meat.

Whale hunting boats at Reykjavik harbour.

Anti-whaling Icelanders protest on Sunday against recommencement of whaling

9 Jun A peaceful protest has been organised tomorrow at Reykjavik Harbour when whale hunting company Hvalur hf. begins hunting for fin whales.

Whaling: For or against?

Icelanders divided over their support of whaling

30 May A new survey conducted by MMR shows that approximately the same number of people are for and against whaling.

Whaling vessels Hvalur 8 and Hvalur 9 docked at Reykjavik harbour.

Whaling in Iceland recommences and byproducts used for medical purposes

17 Apr Whaling has recommenced in Iceland and whaling company Hvalur hf has permission to hunt 161 fin whales this summer as well as using 20% of last year's quota. Hvalur hf. is working in cooperation with scientists at the Innovation Center in Iceland and the University of Iceland to use whale byproducts for medicinal use.

According to CEO of IP whaling company, minke whale meat is scarce in supermarkets.

Two minke whales the first catch of the season

13 Jun 2017 Two weekends ago whaling boat Rokkarinn KE caught two male minke whales, the first catch of the season. According to CEO of whaling company IP, whale meat in supermarket is getting scarce.

A minke whale being landed in Iceland.

Activists project dying whales on Icelandic restaurants in protest

27 Jun 2016 Animal rights activists from the NGO Hard To Port projected images of dying whales on the walls of Icelandic restaurant Fjalakötturinn in Reykjavík.

The boat Hrafnareyður bringing minke whale meat to Hafnarfjörður harbour.

Whale hunting season begins

3 Jun 2016 The hunting season has now begun this year and according to the whale hunters its going exceptionally well with eleven whales caught already.

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Exchange rates

USD USD 107.23 EUR EUR 124.40
GBP GBP 139.34 DKK DKK 16.69
NOK NOK 12.99 SEK SEK 12.00
CHF CHF 107.00 JPY JPY 0.95
ISK price of selected currencies, according to the official exchange rate of the Central Bank of Iceland. Updated daily.