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Humpback whale “Storm” disentangled by MAER crew

August 14, 2016 The CCS MAER team disentangled a humpback whale on Stellwagen Bank today, about 30miles east of Boston. The whale, a current mother, was identified as Storm by the CCS Humpback Whale Studies Program. Storm was towing a …

Young humpback whale disentangled off Provincetown, MA

August 10, 2016 The Center for Coastal Studies’ Marine Animal Entanglement Response team disentangled a humpback whale on Monday, August 8 off Provincetown, MA. The young whale was anchored in fishing gear but was able to pull the gear off …

CHASING ICE Movie Screening and Climate Change Discussion

Join the Association to Protect Cape Cod (APCC) and the Center for Coastal Studies (CCS) at Chatham Orpheum on Thursday, August 25 for a special screening of the documentary CHASING ICE, “A film so eye-opening and socially important that it …

CCS monitors minke carcass, records scavenging white shark

August 5, 2016. Video below. For the past three days, CCS researchers have been monitoring the carcass of a small minke whale in Cape Cod Bay off North Truro. Data collected during these 72 hours shows that there is as …

Humpback whale disentangled off Chatham, MA

July 7, 2016 The CCS response team worked to help a badly entangled humpback whale off Cape Cod yesterday. The whale, which was towing heavy rope and a large buoy, was first reported by a commercial fisherman on Tuesday morning …

Fin whale disentangled by CCS MAER team

June 22, 2016 Today the Marine Animal Entanglement Response (MAER) team from the Provincetown based Center for Coastal Studies (CCS) worked to disentangle a large fin whale on Stellwagen Bank, east of Boston. Scroll down for video. The team managed …

Entangled humpback whale freed off Provincetown – third disentanglement by CCS MAER in less than three weeks

May 26, 2016 This afternoon the Center for Coastal Studies (CCS) Marine Animal Entanglement Response (MAER) team disentangled a young humpback whale in Cape Cod Bay off Provincetown. The entanglement was reported to the Provincetown Harbormaster by beachgoers  at Herring …

CCS responds to severely entangled humpback whale, Foggy, off Massachusetts

May 18, 2016 On Wednesday, May 18 the Center for Coastal Studies’ Marine Animal Entanglement Response (MAER) team responded to a severely entangled adult humpback whale, named Foggy, off Cape Ann, Massachusetts. The team had to leave heavy rope that …

CCS MAER team frees young humpback whale from entanglement in Cape Cod Bay

May 14, 2016 Center for Coastal Studies frees young humpback whale from entanglement in Cape Cod Bay This afternoon the Center for Coastal Studies’ Marine Animal Entanglement Response (MAER) team disentangled a young humpback whale in Cape Cod Bay. The …

Right Whale Update from CCS

May 9, 2016 Last week, researchers from the Center for Coastal Studies (CCS) prepared to report that a successful 2016 North Atlantic right whale season was winding down. During the period between December 2015 and May 2016 a total of …