Tag Archives: Stellwagen Bank

Protecting Stellwagen Bank: A History of the Sanctuary – 25 Years and Moving Forward

Presented by Richard Delaney, President and CEO of the Center for Coastal Studies, and Ben Haskell, Acting Superintendent of the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary More than 25 years ago, threats to an underwater bank at the mouth of Massachusetts …

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 …

Fin whale disentangled by CCS MAER team

June 22, 2016 Today the Marine Animal Entanglement Response (MAER) team from the Provincetown based Center for Coastal Studies (CCS) worked to disentangle a large fin whale on Stellwagen Bank, east of Boston. Scroll down for video. The team managed …

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 …