Tag Results for right whale genetics

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

[IMG] Lisa stands by to biopsy the right whale.

Right Whales

Successful Spring for Biopsy Collection

June 5, 2018

It was a successful spring for our right whale team and their spring biopsy sampling project with Northeast Fisheries Science Center....Read More

[PIC] Right whale #3823 after Biopsy

Right Whales

An Inconsistent Spring for Right Whales in Cape Cod Bay

April 19, 2018

This is the third spring in a row our team has collaborated with NOAA to collect biopsy samples from individual right whales for which we have no genetic information....Read More

Right Whales

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

Right Whales

Keeping Busy In The Bay

August 13, 2016

The residency of the whales is very encouraging, since it means something here is holding their interest...Read More