Articles by NEAq Aerial Survey Team

pair of sperm whales

Aquarium Scientists Spot Blue Whales in Monument

February 21, 2020

New England Aquarium researchers spotted two blue whales, the largest animals on Earth, during their inaugural winter aerial survey of the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts National Marine Monument....Read More

10-25-19 aerial survey of the Marine National Monument

Field Work

Rare Sightings During Aerial Survey of the Marine National Monument

November 11, 2019

Beaked whales, Chilean devil rays, and a humpback whale were spotted during an October 25 survey of the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument....Read More

Pod of pilot whales with calves!

Field Work

So Many Dolphins, So Little Time!

September 19, 2019

More than 900 dolphins and 2 whales were spotted in less than four hours during an aerial survey of the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument....Read More