Great days for aerial surveys

May 15, 2014

Today’s flight of the NOAA Twin Otter focused on a survey of Stellwagen Bank and Wilkinson Basin. The team observed 9 humpback whales, 8 fin whales, and 1 minke whale.

Yesterday, May 14, the team conducted a survey of Georges Basin and observed 4 humpback whales, 4 fin whales, 207 pilot whales, 65 Atlantic white-sided dolphins, 6 Risso’s dolphins, and 1 basking shark.

NEFSC Aerial Survey Team

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