Atlantic white-sided dolphins and more

Atlantic white-sided dolphins were plentiful in Lindenkohnl Basin & Truxton Swell as the NEFSC aerial survey team sighted  377 on June 27.  They also observed 20 minke whales, 7 fin whales, 1 blue shark, 264 basking sharks, 11 pilot whales, 8 tuna, 10 harbor porpoise, 4 humpback whales, and 120 ocean sunfish.  The four and three-quarter-hour flight did not result in any right whale sightings.

Four basking sharks and 8 ocean sunfish were sighted during the hour and a quarter survey of Lindenkohl Basin & Truxton Swell on June 26. The aerial team then conducted a one and three-quarter-hour survey on Howell Swell, sighting 5 ocean sunfish. No right whales were seen on either survey.

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