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A group of eight Risso's dolphins (Grampus griseus).

Press Release

Exceptional Diversity Seen at National Marine Monument

November 21, 2017

A recent aerial survey of the remote Northeast Canyons and Seamounts National Marine Monument revealed an exceptional abundance and diversity of marine mammals. ...Read More

A group of eight Risso's dolphins (Grampus griseus).

Field Work

Aerial Team Conducts Survey in Northeast Canyons Marine National Monument

November 16, 2017

The Anderson Cabot Center for Ocean Life at the New England Aquarium aerial team conducted a survey in the Northeast Canyons Marine National Monument on November 12, 2017. ...Read More

epaulette shark

Shark Research

Epaulette Shark Research: Thermal Stress

November 10, 2017

Learn about research being done on the epaulette shark (Hemiscyllium ocellatum), a small bottom-dwelling species....Read More

News

After 15 Right Whale Deaths, Scientists Gather at Annual Meeting

October 23, 2017

After an unprecedented year with 15 North Atlantic right whale deaths on record, the North Atlantic Right Whale Consortium (NARWC) held its annual meeting. ...Read More

Florida manatee.

News

Researchers Awarded Grant to Develop Stress Marker in Manatee Poop

October 17, 2017

Two researchers at the Anderson Cabot Center for Ocean Life at the New England Aquarium have been awarded a $10,000 grant to study the science of manatee poop....Read More

Indus River dolphin

Marine Conservation Action Fund

MCAF: Population Study of Indus River Dolphin

October 16, 2017

Researchers share hopeful findings from their recent study of the endangered Indus River dolphin after a recent expedition in Pakistan made possible in part by the Marine Conservation Action Fund....Read More

Right Whale Research

Updates from the Gulf of St. Lawrence

October 13, 2017

As right whales appeared to underutilize historic summer feeding grounds and the death toll in the Gulf of St. Lawrence rose, our research team collaborated to maximize survey efforts in the gulf....Read More

right whale swims in harbor

Right Whale Research

A Slow August and a Surprise at the Fuel Dock

October 12, 2017

Our first week of surveys in Bay of Fundy was full of promise for a busy season full of right whales; unfortunately, everything shifted after August 2....Read More

Catalog #3903 with mud on her head

Right Whale Research

Searching for Scouting Whales

October 4, 2017

The whales found in the afternoon were difficult to photograph, as they were acting a bit unusual for the habitat....Read More

Right Whale Research

Old Whale, Young Whale

September 9, 2017

After several of the dead whales discovered this summer turned out to be some very familiar individuals, seeing that he was alive brought us relief...Read More

John Flyn examining sea turtle

Marine Conservation Action Fund

MCAF Update: Her life – In Our Hands!

August 28, 2017

Running a sea turtle conservation program in the developing world is always going to have challenges, but when a juvenile green turtle washes ashore, that’s when things get really challenging!...Read More

small fishing village in Africa

Marine Conservation Action Fund

MCAF Update: Working with Fishermen to Save Sea Turtles

August 26, 2017

Working with Fishermen to Save Sea Turtles...Read More

Right Whale Research

Action at the Surface!

August 23, 2017

The sea had calmed to a glassy surface, and it felt peaceful to watch these whales slowly cruise around and eat....Read More

researchers pulling net

Marine Conservation Action Fund

MCAF Update: Saving the Last Sawfishes in Mexico

August 22, 2017

Researchers search for sawfishes in Mexico....Read More

Right Whale Research

First Day Out in the Bay of Fundy

August 22, 2017

Finding right whales on Day 1 was fantastic, but we felt like we really hit the jackpot when #3950 pooped and we were able to collect a sample...Read More