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Entangled leatherback turtle freed by CCS team

On July 6, the Center for Coastal Studies disentangled a large leatherback sea turtle off Sandy Neck. This was the first confirmed sea turtle entanglement in Cape Cod Bay in 2014, and the fifth for the year off Massachusetts so …

“A remarkable sighting” – Center for Coastal Studies identifies Arctic bowhead whale in Cape Cod Bay

Friday, April 18, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Center for Coastal Studies contact: Stormy Mayo +1-508-237-9448 Cathrine Macort +1-508-487-3622 x103 +1-508-808-9660 cmacort@coastalstudies.org Researchers at the Center for Coastal Studies (CCS) have observed a bowhead whale (Balaena mysticetus) in Cape Cod Bay, …

Center for Coastal Studies team frees entangled minke whale

Saturday, April 12, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Center for Coastal Studies contact: Cathrine Macort +1-508-487-3622 x103 +1-508-808-9660 cmacort@coastalstudies.org Yesterday afternoon the Marine Animal Entanglement Response (MAER) team from the Center for Coastal Studies (CCS) in Provincetown released a minke whale …

Center for Coastal Studies expands water quality monitoring program

Friday, April 11, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Center for Coastal Studies contact: Cathrine Macort +1-508-487-3622 x103 +1-508-808-9660 cmacort@coastalstudies.org The Center for Coastal Studies (CCS) has been awarded a contract by Barnstable County to continue and expand its water quality monitoring …

Latest Fishing Gear Recovery A Success In Provincetown

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Center for Coastal Studies contact: Laura Ludwig, Project Manager 207-263-5300 mobile Latest Fishing Gear Recovery A Success In Provincetown In March 2014, the Center for Coastal Studies (CCS) continued its effort to assess …

Long-term studies unlock a revolutionary new technique for aging humpback whales

Tuesday, March 18, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Center for Coastal Studies contact: Jooke Robbins, PhD jrobbins@coastalstudies.org Cathrine Macort +1-508-487-3622 x103 +1-508-808-9660 cmacort@coastalstudies.org Scientists have developed the first DNA-based test for estimating the age of humpback whales, based on decades of …

Iconic right whale WART returns to Cape Cod Bay – first sighting since April 2013

Sunday, February 9, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: PCCS Contact: Cathrine Macort +1-508-487-3622 x103 +1-508-808-9660 cmacort@coastalstudies.org Yesterday afternoon researchers from the Center for Coastal Studies in Provincetown spotted a right whale known to local researchers as “Wart” in Cape Cod Bay. …

Missing Whales return to Cape Cod Bay

Monday, January 7, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: PCCS Contact: Cathrine Macort +1-508-487-3622 x103 +1-508-808-9660 cmacort@coastalstudies.org Monday, January 7, 2014 On Sunday afternoon a research team from the Center for Coastal Studies in Provincetown, flying a survey over Cape Cod Bay, …

Center for Coastal Studies leads NJ humpback entanglement response

Friday, November 15, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: PCCS Contact: Cathrine Macort +1-508-487-3622 x103 +1-508-808-9660 cmacort@coastalstudies.org Members of the Marine Animal Entanglement Response team from theĂ‚ Center for Coastal Studies in ProvincetownĂ‚ (CCS MAER) are leading efforts to free a juvenile …

Endangered humpback whale off NJ freed from entanglement

Friday, November 15, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: PCCS Contact: Cathrine Macort +1-508-487-3622 x103 +1-508-808-9660 cmacort@coastalstudies.org Today, members of the Marine Animal Entanglement team at the Center for Coastal Studies in Provincetown (CCS MAER) successfully freed a juvenile humpback whale entangled …