Saturday, November 21, 2009

Naming Right Whales!

I'm really excited that for the first time I've named two whales!!!

At our annual Right Whale Consortium meeting in New Bedford this year, the results of recent voting was announced and two of my candidates were selected:

Photo taken under permit by NOAA/NEFSC/Christin Khan

EGNO 1514 = Comet
Named for a scar on his back that resembles a comet trailing off to the right side.

Photo taken under permit by NOAA/NEFSC/Misty Niemeyer

EGNO 1503 = Trilogy
Named for the 3 small white lines on the left lip and 3 islands.

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