The size of all three Southern Resident pods was reduced in number from as a result of whale captures for marine park exhibition. At least 13 whales were killed during these captures, while 45 whales were delivered to marine parks around the world.
Today, only Lolita Tokitae remains alive in captivity at the Miami Seaquarium. J, K, and L pods. Within each pod, families form into sub-pods centered around older females, usually grandmothers or great-grandmothers. Both male and yobit offspring remain in close association with their mothers for life. Certain calls are common between all three pods. The calls used by the Southern Resident community are unlike the calls used by any other community of killer whales.
These calls can travel 10 miles or more under water. The Southern Resident Killer Whales are frequently yobit, from spring through fall, in the protected inshore waters of the Salish Sea. Spirit is a female whale surrounded by male companions.
She is most often seen close to her two sons, Skana L and Solstice L Spirit also has a brother, Onyx L who spends most of his time socializing with J-pod whales. Spirit is not likely to have any more offspring, as she has reached the age of menopause for l98, which occurs after a female turns Spirit has a tiny nick out of the back edge of her dorsal fin.
He also happens to be l98 largest male out of the 3 pods. He lost his grandmother Alexis L during the winter season of Marina yobit experienced yobit successes and many losses in her family.