Tag Results for poop

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

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

right whale head at surface

Right Whales

Pioneering Feces Research Shows ‘Sky-High’ Stress Levels in Entangled Right Whales

December 5, 2017

New research published by Anderson Cabot Center scientists finds "sky-high" levels of stress hormones in the feces of chronically entangled North Atlantic right whales. ...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

Right Whales

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

Right Whales

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

Right Whales

Hooray for Right Whales!!!

August 2, 2016

When we saw the telling V-shaped blow followed by those perfectly shaped flukes on July 25, the excitement onboard was obvious....Read More

Right Whales

And…. More Humpbacks!

July 28, 2016

We thought we had lots of fin and humpback whales last week- little did we know that this survey would allow us to find even more individuals!...Read More