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[PIC] Right whale #3823 after Biopsy

Right Whale Research

An Inconsistent Spring for Right Whales in Cape Cod Bay

April 19, 2018

This is the third spring in a row our team has collaborated with NOAA to collect biopsy samples from individual right whales for which we have no genetic information....Read More

Field Work

Investigating Movement patterns and Temperature Preferences of Thorny Skate

April 5, 2018

Dr. Jeff Kneebone talks about thorny skate populations in the Gulf of Maine and the tagging efforts of researchers from the Anderson Cabot Center. ...Read More

Conferences and Collaborations

How Selective Breeding Could Improve Aquaculture Sustainability

March 23, 2018

Members of Fisheries and Aquaculture Solutions team talked about solutions to seafood sustainability at the Boston Seafood Expo. ...Read More

[IMG] A photo of an Atlantic Cod.

Conferences and Collaborations

Selective Breeding as a Solution to Aquaculture Sustainability

March 12, 2018

Are you attending the 2018 Boston Seafood Expo? Join the Anderson Cabot Center's Fisheries and Aquaculture Solutions team for a panel discussion on Tuesday. ...Read More

[IMG] Thorny skate (Amblyraja radiata)

Field Work

Mitigating the Impact of Commercial Fishing on Thorny Skate in the Gulf of Maine

March 1, 2018

Thorny skates are among the most overfished stocks in the Gulf of Maine. Our scientists are studying the species to help mitigate the effects of commercial fishing on the population. ...Read More

Dr. Nick Whitney presents in front of a screen.

Conferences and Collaborations

Inspiration, Education, and Exploration at Open Ocean Symposium

February 28, 2018

The latest Open Ocean initiative event from the MIT Media Lab brought together scientists, students, innovators, explorers, storytellers, and even some of our own Anderson Cabot Center researchers....Read More

[img] dead right whale #3893

Right Whale Research

An Odd Winter for Right Whales

February 14, 2018

A sighting in the Gulf of Mexico, but a quiet winter on the East Coast. It's been an odd season for North Atlantic right whales. ...Read More

Scientist prepares to release a female common thresher shark.

Shark Research

Investigating Common Thresher Sharks in the North Atlantic

February 14, 2018

Dr. Jeff Kneebone talks about joint efforts to investigate the movement patterns, habitat use, and population structure of the Common Thresher Shark in the North Atlantic Ocean....Read More

Shark Research

Local Sharks: Tagging Sand Tiger Sharks in Boston Harbor

December 15, 2017

This is one of a series of posts by Associate Scientist Jeff Kneebone, Ph.D., about his work with juvenile sand tiger sharks. This post highlights recent tagging efforts in Boston Harbor....Read More

right whale publications

Right Whale Research

Holiday Gift Ideas!

December 8, 2017

Whether you are looking for a unique gift for someone special or just interested in making a difference, please consider supporting the Aquarium’s Right Whale Research Program this holiday season...Read More

right whale entangled in fishing line

Press Release

Feces collected from entangled North Atlantic right whales reveals ‘sky-high’ stress levels

November 30, 2017

Endangered Species Research journal publishes pioneering whale feces research; also being used to investigate high numbers of deaths this summer....Read More

Blacktip shark research.

Shark Research

Blacktip Sharks Survivability in Recreational Fisheries

November 22, 2017

A new study found that blacktip sharks (Carcharhinus limbatus) have a better than 90 percent survivability rate for recreational catch and release fishing in Florida....Read More

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