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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

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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

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Humpbacks In Flight, Mid-Morning Delight

August 21, 2020

On the morning of August 14, two separate species put on a show for us...Read More

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A Whole Heap Of Humpbacks!

August 16, 2020

One group of humpbacks included some of the individuals we encountered on August 4...Read More

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Proceeding With Caution Into A New Field Season

August 10, 2020

After a few busy days spent cleaning the field station and organizing our equipment, we were ready to jump right into the surveys...Read More

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Bay of Fundy Field Season Gets Underway: 40 Years and Counting!

August 7, 2020

With the cancellation of our GSL cruises, our team focused on making plans for our annual Bay of Fundy surveys....Read More

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Cross-Border Wanderings of a Young Whale

July 28, 2020

This was the first right whale sighting of the season to be reported in the Bay of Fundy, but in such an unusual area!...Read More

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September Surveys in the Bay of Fundy

October 30, 2019

When “Team September” was back in position, we steered the Nereid toward the islands and documented six individuals...Read More

North Atlantic right whales #3650 and #3790

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Welcome Arrivals to the Bay of Fundy

September 30, 2019

Finally, on August 26, those most perfectly shaped flukes of the right whale appeared....Read More

Whale #3301 on September 1, 2018 in the Bay of Fundy- with mud on the right side of the head

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Muddy Right Whales

August 15, 2019

New England Aquarium scientists look at why whales are taking mud baths at the bottom of the ocean....Read More

Inspecting some fishing gear left in the shipping lanes. Photo credit: Kelsey Howe / NEAq.

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Updates from the Bay of Fundy

August 1, 2019

It's field season! Hear from the Right Whale Research Program and learn more about our 39th consecutive year doing surveys in the Bay of Fundy. ...Read More

Two humpbacks slapping the surface with their pectoral fins.

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Playful Humpbacks in the Bay of Fundy

June 30, 2019

One was even doing a double pec slap (with both flippers)....Read More

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Right Whale Team Learns the Ropes… About Ropes.

June 25, 2019

Just like that, our hypothetical telemetry buoy was attached to our hypothetical entangled whale...Read More

Right Whale Catalog #3150

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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

injured whale fluke.

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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

scientists on boat photograph humpback in the distance.

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Our First Right Whales of July!

July 27, 2018

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

Sunset off the dock in Lubec, Maine.

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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

The Odyssey

Field Work

The Good, The Bad, The Unphotographed

July 10, 2018

A camera-shy whale gave members of our Right Whale Team the runaround on their first day on the water this 2018 field season. ...Read More

Busted shed on Dock.

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Start of the 2018 Right Whale Field Season

June 29, 2018

Our Right Whale Research Team has started its 38th field season in the Bay of Fundy! ...Read More

right whale swims in harbor

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A Slow August and a Surprise at the Fuel Dock

October 12, 2017

Our first week of surveys in Bay of Fundy was full of promise for a busy season full of right whales; unfortunately, everything shifted after August 2....Read More

Catalog #3903 with mud on her head

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Searching for Scouting Whales

October 4, 2017

The whales found in the afternoon were difficult to photograph, as they were acting a bit unusual for the habitat....Read More

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Old Whale, Young Whale

September 9, 2017

After several of the dead whales discovered this summer turned out to be some very familiar individuals, seeing that he was alive brought us relief...Read More

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Action at the Surface!

August 23, 2017

The sea had calmed to a glassy surface, and it felt peaceful to watch these whales slowly cruise around and eat....Read More

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First Day Out in the Bay of Fundy

August 22, 2017

Finding right whales on Day 1 was fantastic, but we felt like we really hit the jackpot when #3950 pooped and we were able to collect a sample...Read More

researchers on boat surveying

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The Best-Laid Plans

August 7, 2017

The 2017 field season has not started out quite as we had hoped....Read More