Humpback heaven

A six-hour aerial survey of Stellwagen Bank and Wilkinson Basin on April 25 resulted in lots of whale sightings.  members of the NEFSC’s aerial survey team aboard the NOAA Twin Otter observed 6 fin whales, 56 humpback whales, 11 sei whales, 2 minke whales, and 2 harbor porpoise. The team also sighted 7 North Atlantic right whales; two of them were feeding.

 

The NEFSC Aerial Survey Group

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