Tag Results for plankton

Right Whale Research

Hooray for Right Whales!!!

August 2, 2016

When we saw the telling V-shaped blow followed by those perfectly shaped flukes on July 25, the excitement onboard was obvious....Read More

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Right Whale Research

The Nereid’s First Day Out

July 20, 2016

The winds were calm and the sea was glassy as we passed the northern part of Grand Manan Island....Read More

right whale skim feeding

Right Whale Research

Learning How to Eat Plankton

June 2, 2016

This year, North Atlantic right whales began feeding in large numbers earlier than usual in Cape Cod Bay. A few of the calves were observed learning how to feed on plankton....Read More