Tag Results for hormone analysis

Harmonia, right whale Catalog #3101, was sighted with her newborn calf about 7 nautical miles off Cumberland Island, GA, on January 2, 2020.

Right Whales

Right Whale Discovered Pregnant in August, Spotted with New Calf

January 6, 2020

Harmonia, a storied and well-studied North Atlantic right whale discovered pregnant in August, was spotted on January 2, 2020, with new calf off the Georgia coast....Read More

Pregnant right whale blow hole sampling

Right Whales

Predicting the Birth of a Right Whale Calf

December 23, 2019

Predicting the Birth of a Right Whale Calf...Read More

A skin sample in the arrow tip

Right Whales

Scooping the Poop and Pinching the Skin

September 26, 2019

Because biopsy and fecal sampling are real "all hands on deck" situations and the whole team works hard to make the collection happen, the success is shared by everyone onboard...Read More

A bowhead whale breaching off the Alaskan coast. Credit: Kate Stafford via Creative Commons.

Marine Mammals

Bowhead Whale’s Baleen Shines Spotlight on Stress from Entanglement

March 27, 2019

Much like the rings on a tree can show a history of drought in forests, scientists can see periods of chronic stress by examining a whale’s baleen. ...Read More

Scientist Scooping Poop

Right Whales

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

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

Right Whales

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

Florida manatee.

News & Features

Researchers Awarded Grant to Develop Stress Marker in Manatee Poop

October 17, 2017

Two researchers at the Anderson Cabot Center for Ocean Life at the New England Aquarium have been awarded a $10,000 grant to study the science of manatee poop....Read More

How Entanglement and Stranding Affects Stress Levels In Leatherbacks

Press Release

Leatherback Entanglement and Stress Paper

July 12, 2016

New research from the Anderson Cabot Center for Ocean Life at the New England Aquarium shows that the world’s largest sea turtles suffer moderate to severe increases in certain hormones....Read More