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[IMG] Children at 2018 World Oceans Day try on aerial survey equipment.

Events

Showcasing Science at World Oceans Day

June 12, 2018

Scientists and researchers from the Anderson Cabot Center for Ocean Life joined dedicated New England Aquarium educators to help put a spotlight on ocean science at the 2018 World Oceans Day....Read More

[IMG] Solomon Daviela practices Line Intersect Transects with Dr. Frejaville

Marine Conservation Action Fund

MCAF Update: Coral Reef Project Leads to New Opportunities for Students in Madagascar

June 8, 2018

With support in part from MCAF, a team of scientists established a monitoring program to track effects of climate change, fishing regulations, and other human impacts on the reefs of Nosy Ankao....Read More

[IMG] Lisa stands by to biopsy the right whale.

Right Whale Research

Successful Spring for Biopsy Collection

June 5, 2018

It was a successful spring for our right whale team and their spring biopsy sampling project with Northeast Fisheries Science Center....Read More

Pilot whales and Bottlenose dolphins photographed during an April 23, 2018, aerial survey.

Field Work

Aerial Survey Highlights Diversity at Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument

May 10, 2018

Researchers from the Anderson Cabot Center for Ocean Life's Marine Mammal Program conducted an aerial survey of the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument on April 23, 2018. ...Read More

[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