2012 Tracks

Gulf of Maine humpback whale satellite tagging: 2012

In 2012, we continued a humpback whale satellite tagging study in the Gulf of Maine (learn more). Tracks of the whales tagged in this study are shown below for educational purposes. Use the links below, or scroll through the maps to view individual movements. The name of the whale is shown in upper left of each map.

Positions were reported on a lagged basis and not all fixes are mapped. Please observe our terms of use.

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Terms of use:
These data belong to the Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies (PCCS), the National Marine Mammal Laboratory (NMML), the Australian Antarctic Division (AAD), the Marine Mammal Center (MMC), the Alaska Sea Life Center (ASLC) and University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF). The presentation of data here does not constitute publication. All data remain copyright of the project partners. Maps or data on this website may not be used or referenced without the explicit written consent of the data owners. Data archiving and visualization courtesy of seaturtle.org.