SurveyMap11172017

Cetacean sightings (red dots) recorded during an aerial survey conducted on November 12, 2017.

Cetacean sightings (red dots) recorded during an aerial survey conducted on November 12, 2017. Tracklines (black) are designed to cover the monument area evenly. BODO = Bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus); FIWH = Finback whales (Balaenoptera physalus); GONW = Cuvier’s beaked whale; GRAM = Risso’s dolphins (Grampus griseus); SADO = Common dolphins (Delphinus delphis); SPWH = Sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus); UNDO = Unidentified dolphins; UNMW = Unidentified medium whales. Brown box is the boundary of the Northeast Canyon Marine National Monument boundary. See general map (above) to see position of the canyons in relationship to the Atlantic coastline.

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