Data/GSC/Aug.19-20,2002/CORE/YC/Gloucester,MA

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Date: Wed Oct 23 2002 - 12:28:04 EDT

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    Vessel: Yankee Capts.
    Port: Gloucester, MA
    Date: June 19-20,2002
    Organization: Center of Oceanic Research and Education
    Sea State: 3"-1.5ft
    Wave Height: 1-2 foot
    Wind Velocity: 8-11
    Cld Cover: 10
    Visibility: 0
    Recorder: Lisa F. and Jen C.

    8/19/2002
        23-30 Atlantic White-sided Dolphins (Lagenorhynchus acutus)
        2-3 Minke whale (Balaenoptera acuturostrata)
        28 Humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae)
            Names of Humpbacks: Igloo and calf, Scratch and calf, Wizard and
    calf, Teapot, Pogo, Helix,
                                Reaper, Loon, Pepper, Crystal, Flounder,
    Springboard, Peninsula, Canopy,
                                Auriga and calf, Timberline

    8/20/2002
        1 Basking Sharks
        0-1 Minke whale (Balaenoptera acuturostrata)
        3 Fin whales (Balaenoptera physalus)
        48-55 Humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae)
            Names of Humpbacks: Plateau and calf, Flounder, Putter, Ursa and
    calf, Fulcrum, Mars, Coral
                                Lynx and calf, Gunslinger
     
    Trip Totals:
        23-30 Atlantic White-sided Dolphins (Lagenorhynchus acutus)
        2-4 Minke whale (Balaenoptera acuturostrata)
        3 Fin whales (Balaenoptera physalus)
        76-83 Humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae)
                (Some are probably the same- we know that at least 2 were
    counted both days)
        1 Basking Shark
     



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