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Thamiliny takes notes as she speaks to a coastal fisher in Mathagal, Jaffna.

MCAF

Gaining insights into the effects of COVID- 19 on coastal fisheries in Sri Lanka – Tamil

November 20, 2020

COVID-19 இன் தாக்கங்களை புரிந்து கொள்ள ஓஷன்ஸ்வெல் செயல்படுகிறது, குறிப்பாக பூட்டுதல்,...Read More

photo of Thilini Apsara

MCAF

Journey to the East Coast of Sri Lanka for Rays – Sinhala

November 12, 2020

ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ වයාම්බා විශ්ව විද්‍යාලයේ උපාධි අපේක්ෂිකා තිලිනි අප්සරාට ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ මෝරුන් සහ...Read More

A right whale in the vicinity of a large vessel in the Bay of Fundy.

Right Whales

Right Whale Consortium Releases 2020 Report Card Update

November 9, 2020

356 whales. That’s all scientists believe remains of the iconic North Atlantic right whales. ...Read More

Manatee breath in N'dogo Lagoon Gabon

MCAF

Protecting African Manatees during the COVID Pandemic

November 6, 2020

Lucy Keith-Diagne takes us through the challenges facing African manatees and the new challenges that researchers are facing due to COVID-19....Read More

Field Work

New Insights into the Movement Patterns and Habitat Use of Thorny Skate

October 30, 2020

This post describes the results of the tagging study introduced in Investigating Movement Patterns and Temperature Preferences of Thorny Skate in the Gulf of Maine....Read More

Beautiful beaches in Eastern Sri Lanka.

MCAF

අවධානයෙන් ගිලිහී ගිය ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ මඩු මසුන්

October 27, 2020

ගයාත්‍රා බන්ඩාරා විසින් අධ්‍යයනය නොකරන ලද ගිටාර්ෆිෂ් විශේෂයක් වන ඇක්‍රොටීරියෝබැටස්...Read More

Right whale seen from aerial survey

Field Work

Aerial Survey Extends Dynamic Management Area

October 20, 2020

As a result of the Aquarium’s survey, vessels in the area will continue to be asked to reduce their speeds to less than 10 knots until Oct. 20 to protect right whales....Read More

Great Shearwater ‘taking a bath’ before reapplying its waterproof coating.

Right Whales

Who soars, who flies, who tells their story?

October 15, 2020

The Bay of Fundy is no stranger to all kinds of interesting seabirds and our team has the pleasure of seeing many while on the hunt for the ever-elusive right whale....Read More

Jamie holding a juvenile oceanic recently caught, trying to revive after it was having trouble breathing

MCAF

Haiti Ocean Project – French

October 9, 2020

Haiti Ocean Project se consacre aux espèces marines menacées d’Haïti depuis plus d’une décennie, à savoir les mammifères marins, les requins, les raies et les tortues marines....Read More

lobsters on dock

Bycatch

National Seafood Month – Lobster

October 2, 2020

What is more quintessential New England than seafood? And what is more quintessential New England seafood than lobster? Not much....Read More

Right Whales

September Surveys in the Bay of Fundy

September 29, 2020

Our three September surveys didn’t turn up any right whales, but we did observe many other interesting species and were able to survey an area we don’t often explore....Read More

diver swimming with manta ray

MCAF

Descubriendo los secretos de la manta gigante en Costa Rica

September 11, 2020

Ilena Zanella, becaria de MCAF, científica de tiburones y rayas y cofundadora de Misión Tiburón Costa Rica, comparte noticias de su proyecto para estudiar y proteger la manta gigante en Costa Rica....Read More

Field Work

A Salute to Our Mighty Research Vessel: Nereid

September 9, 2020

Our team has since recorded 14,000 photographed sightings of the endangered right whale from her decks!...Read More

Right Whales

Dolphins, Leatherback, Orca- Oh My!

August 30, 2020

We quickly realized the orca was none other than Old Thom, an individual seen throughout the Gulf of Maine...Read More