Data/Hyannis Whale Watcher MA USA/Aug 28 2001/

From: Mike Williamson (williams@whale.wheelock.edu)
Date: Tue Sep 25 2001 - 13:59:15 EDT

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    Date: 8/28/01
    Sea State: flat
    Wave Ht.: 0'
    Wind Velocity/ Direction: SW-none
    Air Temp.: 70's
    Water Temp.: 66
    Cloud Cover: 100%
    Visibility: fair; fog on way out
    High Tide (time): 8:11 a.m.
    Recorder(s): M. L. Johnson
                                                            
    Time: Latitude: Longitude: Depth: Species: Number: Grouping: Behavior:
    12:15 p.m. On way out 100' MN 5 All in different
    areas- singles Coop-feeding; bubble netting
    12:15 p.m. " " 100' BA 3 to 4 singles traveling
    12:25 p.m. 4209668N 7020612W 100' MN 2 2
    Coop feeding, lunge feeding, raking on tail and lob tailing; Coral one of
    the whales
    12:25 p.m. " " 100' UB 1 1 Off in distance by a whale
    watch boat
    12:36 p.m. 4214144N 07018888W 100' MN 2 2/became 4
    Coop feeding (4), flipper flapping, bubble netting, lunge feeding
    1:04 p.m. 4214081N 07018601W 100' MN 1 to 3 same
    off in distance
    1:05 p.m. 4214025N 07018308W 100' BA 2 2
    Traveling
    1:07 p.m. 4213741N 07018829W 100' MN 2 1+1
    did not see mom, assume diving nearby
    1:10 p.m. " " 100' MN 1 1 Breach 4 times off in
    distance
    1:12 p.m. 4213403N 07019262W 100' MA 1 1
    Breach 1 time
    1:14 p.m. " " 100' BP 1 1 Traveling/feeding
    1:20 p.m. On way home 100' BA 2 2 Traveling

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