Friday, November 22, 2013

{Flight} 21 November 2013 Stellwagen Bank





DATE: 11/21/2013
PLATFORM:   Twin Otter NOAA57
HOURS FLOWN: 4:58
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:   2-3
OTHER SPECIES OF NOTE:   1 Humpback whale, 1 Fin whale, 11 Pilot
whales, 612 Common dolphins, 8 Atlantic white-sided dolphins, 33
Harbor porpoise, and 1 Basking shark
COMMENTS:   Survey completed in good to excellent conditions;
Investigated report of large whales off Truro in CCB - nothing sighted
RIGHT WHALE SIGHTINGS (# of Eg and Location):  no right whales sighted

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

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