Blue whales in Monterey Bay (IMAGE) NOAA Fisheries West Coast Region Caption Scientists tracked animals including blue whales to understand their likely reactions to marine heatwaves. Credit Elliott Hazen/SW Fisheries Science Center Usage Restrictions For use illustrating stories about research on how predators respond to marine heatwaves. License Original content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.