Tag Results for north atlantic right whales

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

Right Whales

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

Right Whale Catalog #3421, died in July 2019.

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Two More Right Whale Deaths

July 31, 2019

In yet another blow to the North Atlantic right whale population, two more right whale carcasses were found in July....Read More

Mogul the North Atlantic right whale

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North Atlantic Right Whale off the Coast of France

July 5, 2019

Our hearts were lifted by the discovery of a very exciting and unusual sighting last week....Read More

2791 and calf on December 28, 2018 off the Florida coast. Photo: Chad Leedy/Coastwise Consulting

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Scientists Spot First Right Whale Calf of the Season

December 31, 2018

The year is ending on a positive note for the endangered North Atlantic right whale population as scientists spot the first calf of the 2018-2019 calving season!...Read More

A screenshot of the RW entanglement simulator

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Using Computer Models to Help Solve the Right Whale Entanglement Problem

November 23, 2018

Dr. Tim Werner and his team have co-authored a new paper detailing video simulations of entanglements in Marine Mammal Science to better understand how right whales get entangled in fishing lines....Read More

right whale looks at camera

News & Features

2018 Right Whale Report Card

November 9, 2018

This week at its annual conference, the North Atlantic Right Whale Consortium (NARWC) released its annual “report card” on the status of this endangered population. ...Read More

researchers on a boat

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A Day in the Life of a Right Whale Researcher

October 12, 2018

Jason Gray, a member of the New England Aquarium Development Team, took a trip up to Lubec, Maine, to see what it’s like to be an Anderson Cabot Center right whale researcher during field season. ...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

Scientist Scooping Poop

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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

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

ACCOL team members in a car.

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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.

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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.

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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

MCAF

A Tale of Two Right Whales

July 9, 2018

Our scientists have been helping the North Atlantic right whale for decades, but did you know that the Anderson Cabot Center is also working to support another right whale species?...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