Regional collaborators

CCS conducts research annually across the feeding range of humpback whales in the Gulf of Maine, from Nantucket to Nova Scotia.  Our work also depends on efforts of a collaborating network of NGOs and whale watch companies.  This Gulf of Maine community has worked together for many years to collect data across local segments of the population.  Learn more here about how some of these collaborations began back in the 1970s and the important role that they have played in population research, resource management, conservation and education.

Our research in the Gulf of Maine benefits from data sharing and collaborations with other NGOs, including:

Allied Whale /NAHWC
Blue Ocean Society
Coastal Research and Education Society of Long Island
Grand Manan Whale and Seabird Research Station

NEAq /Anderson Cabot Center for Ocean Life
New England Coastal Wildlife Alliance
Whale and Dolphin Conservation
the former Whale Center of New England

We also thank the following whale watching companies for collecting and sharing data with us or hosting data collection by NGOs listed above:

7 Seas Whale Watch
Bar Harbor Whale Watch
Boston Harbor City Cruises
Brier Island Whale and Seabird Cruises
Cape Ann Whale Watch
Captain John Boats
Dolphin Fleet
Granite State Whale Watch
Newburyport Whale Watch
Quoddy Link Marine
Shearwater Excursions

The public can also contribute to population studies, but please note that we do not receive or  monitor information that is shared informally on any of the social media sites.  Instead, we invite you to submit your own images directly for use in research and conservation.


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