Wednesday, May 15, 2013

{Flight} 14 May 2013 Stellwagen

Flying over Sandy Neck beach, Cape Cod

DATE:   5/14/2013
PLATFORM:       Twin Otter NOAA57
HOURS FLOWN:    4:52
AREA SURVEYED:  Stellwagen Bank & Wilkinson Basin
PURPOSE OF FLIGHT:      Sawtooth
TRACKLINE BOUNDS:
W line  7030
E line  6924
N line  4230
S line  4154
BEAUFORT RANGE:         2-5

OTHER SPECIES OF NOTE:          7 humpback whales, 2 minke whales, 1 fin
whale, 1 sei whale, 30 common dolphins, 4 basking sharks

COMMENTS:       Survey completed in moderate to excellent conditions.

RIGHT WHALE SIGHTINGS (# of Eg and Location):
2       13:52   42      02.0    N       69      37.7    W       mom/calf

DETAILS OF RIGHT WHALE SIGHTINGS CAN BE VIEWED AT:
http://www.nefsc.noaa.gov/psb/surveys/

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