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Marine Conservation Action Fund

MCAF: Haiti Ocean Project Collaborating with Fishermen

September 19, 2018

Many of the species that inhabit waters off Haiti are not well documented. With support from our Marine Conservation Action Fund (MCAF), the Haiti Ocean Project is working to change that....Read More

Wes Prett stalking a shark in the shallos.

Shark Research

How to Catch a Shark in the Shallows

September 11, 2018

All marine science fieldwork can be challenging, and catching and tagging large sharks in shallow water with a two-person crew presents a unique set of difficulties. ...Read More

Shark bites bait, not decoy

Field Work

Field Testing an Electronic Decoy to Decrease Elasmobranch Bycatch in Longline Fisheries

September 7, 2018

Could an electronic decoy be the key in minimizing bycatch of sharks, skates, and rays? Our scientists are conducting experimental field trials to find out. ...Read More

Right Whale Catalog #3150

Right Whale Research

Field Season: August in the Bay of Fundy

August 27, 2018

The field season is almost over for our Right Whale Research Team, but August brought glassy calm seas and stellar listening conditions, but the whales are still being elusive....Read More

Scientist Scooping Poop

Right Whale Research

Field Season: Whales, Plankton, and Poop—What More Could We Ask For?

August 23, 2018

To study the North Atlantic right whale, and to ensure their survival, we need all hands on deck, all knowledge pooled, and everyone to work together. Check out the latest from the 2018 field season....Read More

Shell diseased lobster

News & Features

Treating Shell Disease in Laboratory Lobsters

August 17, 2018

New research from scientists at the Anderson Cabot Center investigates treatments for laboratory-based shell disease in juvenile American lobsters....Read More

injured whale fluke.

Right Whale Research

Field Season: Another Entangled Right Whale

August 3, 2018

Our researchers find #3843 entangled in gear and in extremely poor health. He was last seen healthy and gear-free just two months ago....Read More

Scientist in water with nurse sharks.

Shark Research

How Do Sharks Mate?

August 2, 2018

Understanding when, where, and how sharks mate helps us understand what places and times are most important for species survival, and can also help explain their long-term migrations and habitat use....Read More

scientists on boat photograph humpback in the distance.

Right Whale Research

Our First Right Whales of July!

July 27, 2018

Our scientists photograph their first right whales of the 2018 field season! ...Read More

Mogul the Right Whale feeding off Massachusetts, 2018.

Right Whale Research

A Rare Right Whale Sighting in Iceland

July 24, 2018

Whale watchers on Elding Adventure at Sea got a rare treat this week when a right whale fed off the coast of Iceland. ...Read More

Hooked Yellowfin Tuna. Courtesy iStockPhoto.

Field Work

Yellowfin Tuna Survivorship in Recreational Troll Fishery

July 20, 2018

Analysis of satellite tags revealed a high survivorship for caught and released yellowfin tuna in recreational troll fisheries. ...Read More

ACCOL team members in a car.

Right Whale Research

Vessel Survey Begins in the Gulf of St. Lawrence

July 20, 2018

A team of researchers head into the Gulf of St. Lawrence (GSL) on the first of two two-week vessel surveys for right whales....Read More

Scientist Dr. Rosalind Rolland collects a blow sample from a surfacing right whale.

Right Whale Research

Blown Away: Measuring Hormones from Whale Blow at Sea

July 18, 2018

Exciting new research highlights how Anderson Cabot Center scientists have found a way to measure hormones in blow from large whales at sea. ...Read More

Sunset off the dock in Lubec, Maine.

Right Whale Research

A Quiet Place

July 16, 2018

It's the third blog from our Right Whale Team's summer field season! Things are still quiet out on the Bay. ...Read More