Tag Archives: Stormy Mayo

Twice Round Moby-Dick: How the Whaling Industry Connected Massachusetts and the Azores

The Center for Coastal Studies joins the Provincetown Public Library in announcing a special panel discussion in honor of the Library’s second annual Moby-Dick Marathon Reading. On Thursday, April 20, 2017, at 6:00 pm, friends of the Center and the …

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 …

2017 Right Whale Season: Update

The Early Right Whale Season in Cape Cod Bay The right whale season in Cape Cod Bay has begun with a larger than average influx of whales.  Supported by NOAA through the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries, and by the …

Rare North Atlantic Right Whales Return to Cape Cod Bay.

On Tuesday January 17, 2017 scientists on board Center for Coastal Studies’ research vessel Shearwater out of Provincetown spotted two critically endangered North Atlantic right whales in Cape Cod Bay, five miles south of the Provincetown Harbor. This was the …

Right whale mothers and calves remain in Cape Cod Bay

April 26, 2016 Recent research cruises by the Center for Coastal Studies’ vessel and aircraft survey teams, working with the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries (DMF), have documented increasingly high concentrations of the plankton food of endangered North Atlantic right …

First 2016 Right Whale Calf Spotted in Cape Cod Bay

March 27, 2016 On Easter Day, researchers from the Center for Coastal Studies right whale aerial survey team spotted their first right whale calf of the year in Cape Cod Bay. This sighting heralds the arrival of the 2016 calves …

Dramatic Increase in Number of Right Whales in Cape Cod Bay

The right whale aerial survey team from the Center for Coastal Studies (CCS) observed nine right whales in Cape Cod Bay yesterday (February 21), marking the true beginning of the 2016 right whale season. CCS researchers have spotted individual right …