Puget Sound’s killer whales looking good-. New drone photo technology is allowing scientists to get a better look at Northern and Southern resident orcas in the Salish Sea. A northern-resident killer-whale family is shown above.
The killer whale or orca (Orcinus orca) is a toothed whale belonging to the oceanic dolphin family, of which it is the largest member. Killer whales are found in all oceans, from Arctic and Antarctic regions to tropical seas.