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Another humpback whale freed from entanglement by CCS MAER team

  The Marine Animal Entanglement Response (MAER) team at the Center for Coastal Studies (CCS) disentangled a humpback whale yesterday afternoon (Friday, August 14) off Cape Cod. The young whale was discovered by whale watchers aboard the Dolphin Fleet of …

CCS MAER team frees entangled humpback whale after 11 hour operation

On Sunday, August 2 the Marine Animal Entanglement Response team (MAER) at the Center for Coastal Studies (CCS) disentangled a young humpback whale yesterday in Cape Cod Bay. The whale had fishing gear trapped in its mouth and was in …

Whale Week Art Exhibition and Reception 7 pm

       We have an exciting addition to our whale week activities! On Friday, July 31 we will unveil stunning artwork by several local artists at SEA Space, 333R Commercial Street (behind the Squealing Pig). The exhibition will include whale-inspired …

Entangled humpback whale freed, saved from white shark attack

SEE BELOW FOR VIDEO The Marine Animal Entanglement Response team (MAER) at the Center for Coastal Studies (CCS) freed a badly entangled humpback whale today (Saturday, July 11) on Stellwagen Bank. The whale was hogtied from mouth to tail and …

Minke whale freed from entanglement south of Martha’s Vineyard

The Center for Coastal Studies Marine Animal Entanglement Response (MAER) team freed a badly entangled minke whale on Sunday, July 5. The whale was caught by the mouth in fishing gear and had been anchored in the same spot for …

“A Doll’s House” at Harbor Stage Company, Wellfleet, to benefit CCS

The Harbor Stage Company in Wellfleet, encourage you to Pay-What-You-Can for their June 19 performance of “A Doll’s House”. Half of all proceeds from the evening’s by-donation admissions will be donated to the Center for Coastal Studies to support their efforts …

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 …

Humpback whale, Spinnaker, disentangled for third time by CCS MAER

On Thursday, May 14 the Marine Animal Entanglement Response (MAER) team from the Center for Coastal Studies (CCS) in Provincetown released a humpback whale, called Spinnaker, from a life-threatening entanglement in heavy fishing gear. The whale was spotted on Cashes …

Endangered whale struck, injured in Cape Cod Bay. Mariners urged to slow down, post lookouts.

Researchers at the Center for Coastal Studies in Provincetown and officials from the Massachusetts Department of Fish and Game are urging boaters to be on the lookout for more than 80 endangered North Atlantic right whales in Cape Cod Bay …

IWC and CCS Global Whale Entanglement Network poised for continued expansion

New whale rescue networks and case studies of entanglement issues and activities from around the world were highlighted last week (April 21 – 23) at the first official meeting of the International Whaling Commission’s Global Whale Entanglement Response Network at …