She then made her way south, and spent several weeks between Thiruvananthapuram and Kanyakumari at the southernmost tip of India,' ASWN stated.
Researchers in India affiliated with ASWN mobilised all their forces and twice rushed to the areas of coastline where Luban's most recently transmitted signals had originated.
'This incredible crossing reveals an important aspect of Arabian Sea humpback whale behaviour and proves the need for collaboration between Arabian Sea range states to protect this endangered population,' ASWN added.
Gianna Minton, co-coordinator at ASWN
, said, 'The data platform will be an extremely useful tool for the network, and the meeting provided a great opportunity to see the network's progress and discuss future priorities.'