Tag Archives: entanglement

Napi’s Lecture Series: Derelict Fishing Gear Recovery Project

The Center for Coastal Studies presents on overview of the 2017 Derelict Fishing Gear Recovery Project by Laura Ludwig. It is estimated that between 5-15% of lobster gear is lost each year to storm action, propellers, and interactions with mobile …

Lecture: Protecting the North Atlantic Right Whale

Presented by the Senior Environment Corps of Elder Services of Cape Cod & the Islands as part of its free “Winter Education & Film Series” on environmental topics of interest to volunteers and the public. Charles “Stormy” Mayo, senior scientist …

Shortest entanglement and longest night for a young humpback whale off Provincetown

December 21, 2016 The Center for Coastal Studies disentangled a young humpback whale yesterday off Provincetown. In a rare, chance occurrence, the Marine Animal Entanglement Response team witnessed the whale become entangled. Within an hour the team helped remove the …

Pelagic Almanac E-Newsletter, Summer 2016

CLICK HERE for the Summer 2016 issue of Pelagic Almanac IN THIS ISSUE New study assesses future of North Atlantic right whale population NOAA removes certain humpback populations from Endangered Species list Entanglement Response Update MET License Plate program supports CCS research/rescue …

Young humpback whale disentangled off Boston by CCS MAER team

December 11, 2016 The Marine Animal Entanglement Response team from the Center for Coastal Studies (CCS) in Provincetown disentangled a young humpback whale outside Boston this morning. The whale had likely been anchored by its entanglement for the better part …

MAER team disentangles right whale on Stellwagen Bank

September 23, 2016 The Marine Animal Entanglement Response team at the Center for Coastal Studies worked to disentangle a North Atlantic right whale yesterday on Stellwagen Bank. By sunset the remaining entangling gear on the whale was outfitted with a …

MAER team disentangles young humpback whale off Chatham, MA

September 16, 2016 The Center for Coastal Studies Marine Animal Entanglement Response team disentangled a young humpback whale today off Chatham, MA. Recreational boaters discovered the whale early in the afternoon, reported the sighting and stood by the whale until …

MAER Disentangles Two Leatherback Turtles in Cape Cod Bay

August 27, 2016 The Marine Animal Entanglement Response team (MAER) at the Center for Coastal Studies (CCS) disentangled two leatherback sea turtles today in Cape Cod Bay. Reported sightings of leatherbacks have increased in the last few days, likely indicating …

Pelagic Almanac E-Newsletter, Spring into Summer 2016

CLICK HERE for the Spring 2016 issue of Pelagic Almanac IN THIS ISSUE A busy spring for the Marine Animal Entanglement Response team. The humpbacks are here! Summer fun at CCS – SEA Space, Whale Week, and more! CCS leads new Climate Change …

Pelagic Almanac E-Newsletter, Winter 2015-2016

CLICK HERE for the Winter 2015-2016 issue of Pelagic Almanac IN THIS ISSUE New Collaboration with WCAI-FM The Wreck of the Pendleton Global Whale Entanglement Response Training “From The Bowseat” Student Art Contest 40th Anniversary Gala and Other Upcoming Events