Latest Sightings


We study and catalog humpback whales across their Gulf of Maine feeding range. The feeding season begins in late March and continues through December.  Below is a list of individual humpback whales that have been seen recently in the Gulf of Maine.  These sightings are based on CCS research, as well as reports from whale watch companies and other collaborators.  We thank the following groups for sharing sighting information with us: 7 Seas Whale Watch, Bar Harbor Whale Watch, Blue Ocean Society, Boston Harbor Cruises, Brier Island Whale and Seabird Cruises,  Cape Ann Whale Watch, Coastal Research and Education Society of Long Island, Dolphin Fleet, Grand Manan Whale and Seabird Research Station, Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises, Newburyport Whale Watch, New England Coastal Wildlife Alliance, Whale and Dolphin Conservation