Friday, June 06, 2014

{flight} 06 June 2014 Howell Swell


DATE: 6/6/2014
PLATFORM:   Twin Otter NOAA57
HOURS FLOWN: 5:39
AREA SURVEYED: Howell Swell
PURPOSE OF FLIGHT:   Sawtooth
TRACKLINE BOUNDS:
W line 6924
E line 6814
N line 4230
S line 4206
BEAUFORT RANGE:   2-4
OTHER SPECIES OF NOTE:   2 Fin whales, 17 Sei whales, 5 Atlantic
white-sided dolphins, 1 Harbor porpoise, and 83 Basking sharks
COMMENTS:   Survey completed in excellent conditions
RIGHT WHALE SIGHTINGS (# of Eg and Location):
6 15:02 -- 42 13.9 N 68 42.6 W
9 15:56 -- 42 20.1 N 68 12.4 W co-feeding with sei whales
9 16:42 -- 42 22.2 N 68 15.3 W feeding
1 17:26 -- 42 16.4 N 68 37.2 W
2 18:04 -- 42 09.0 N 68 59.4 W mom calf (tentative id Couplet)


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