Field Notes

2017 Right Whale Season: Update

The Early Right Whale Season in Cape Cod Bay The right whale season in Cape Cod Bay has begun with a larger than average influx of whales.  Supported by NOAA through the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries, and by the …

Pelagic Almanac E-Newsletter, Summer 2016

CLICK HERE for the Summer 2016 issue of Pelagic Almanac IN THIS ISSUE New study assesses future of North Atlantic right whale population NOAA removes certain humpback populations from Endangered Species list Entanglement Response Update MET License Plate program supports CCS research/rescue …

Pelagic Almanac E-Newsletter, Spring into Summer 2016

CLICK HERE for the Spring 2016 issue of Pelagic Almanac IN THIS ISSUE A busy spring for the Marine Animal Entanglement Response team. The humpbacks are here! Summer fun at CCS – SEA Space, Whale Week, and more! CCS leads new Climate Change …

Pelagic Almanac E-Newsletter, Winter 2015-2016

CLICK HERE for the Winter 2015-2016 issue of Pelagic Almanac IN THIS ISSUE New Collaboration with WCAI-FM The Wreck of the Pendleton Global Whale Entanglement Response Training “From The Bowseat” Student Art Contest 40th Anniversary Gala and Other Upcoming Events

Pelagic Almanac E-Newsletter, Fall 2015

CLICK HERE for the Fall issue of Pelagic Almanac IN THIS ISSUE COASTSWEEP 2015: Got Trash? Rare Beaked Whale in Provincetown Harbor 2015 Our Ocean Conference After Disentanglement – What Next?

Pelagic Almanac E-Newsletter, July-August 2015

CLICK HERE for the July/August issue of Pelagic Almanac IN THIS ISSUE Tracking Humpback Whales Seal Research from the Air Entanglement Response Update New Workshop: The Art of Scientific Illustration 24-7-365 Online Auction

Pelagic Almanac E-Newsletter, May-June 2015

CLICK HERE for the May/June issue of Pelagic Almanac IN THIS ISSUE Working On The Water Introducing SEA Space Marine Discovery Center Young Women Scientists Honored at Homeport Banquet Whale Week, and other Summer Activities Stem the Tide of Marine Debris

Pelagic Almanac E-Newsletter, March-April 2015

CLICK HERE for the March/April issue of Pelagic Almanac IN THIS ISSUE Right Whale Update Australian Fulbright Scholar Heading to the Center Center Hosts Global Whale Entanglement Response Network Workshop Upcoming Events and Activities

Humpback whale Spinnaker found dead

Humpback whale “Spinnaker”, disentangled by CCS on May 14, has been found dead off Maine by our colleagues at the College of the Atlantic. “We have been studying “Spinnaker” since her year of birth (2004) as part of our Gulf …

Marine Fisheries Research – Squid Embryonic Development

It’s squid spawning time in Nantucket Sound! Working with commercial fishermen, CCS Marine Fisheries Research program staff have been studying embryonic development of longfin inshore squid following deposition of eggs in large fish traps called weirs.  The weirs are hauled daily, …