Data/3 day canyon trip/June 26-28,2002/CORE/Capts/Gloucester,MA

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    Vessel: Capts.
    Port: Gloucester, MA
    Date: June 26-28,2002
    Organization: Center of Oceanic Research and Education
    Recorder: Lisa F. and Jen C.

    Day #1: Gloucester, Gilbert Canyon, Oceanographer Canyon, S. Tip of Great
    South Channel

        9 Fin whales (Balaenoptera physalus)
        4 Humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae)
        75-99 Atlantic white sided dolphins (Lagenorhynchus acutus)
        11-12 Northern Right whales (Eubalaena glacialis)
        15-20 Unknown dolphin spp.
        1 unknown balaenopterid whale
        1 Minke whale (Balaenoptera acuturostrata)
        8-10 Risso's Dolphins (Grampus griseus)
        24-30 Bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus)
        60-70 Striped dolphins (Stenella coeruleoalba)
        80-100 Common or Saddleback dolphins (Delphinus delphis)
        18 Basking Sharks
        2 Ocean sunfish

    Greater shearwaters, Sooty shearwaters, Manx shearwaters, Northern fulmars,
    South Polar Skuas, Parasitic Jaegers, Leach's storm petrels, Wilson's Storm
    petrels, Cory's shearwaters, Andubon's shearwaters, Northern Phalaroper

    Day #2: Southern end of the Great South Channel North to the Channel off
    Chartham, MA.

        3 Harbor Porpoise (Phocoena phocoena)
        71-99 Atlantic white-sided dolphins
        1 Minke whale
        25-31 Humpback whales

    No Bird species

    Day #3: Great South Channel off Chatham, MA up to Eastern edge of
    Stellwagen Bank and then home!
        10-12 Fin whales (Balaenoptera physalus)
        6 Minke whale (Balaenoptera acuturostrata)
        42-49 Humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae)
            Humpback names: Valley, Skewer, Warrior and calf, Filaments, Wizard
    and calf, Spicule,
                            Staff and calf, Drip, Catspaw, Dawn, Hailbop,
    Damask, Zeplin and calf,
                            Reflection, Detrel, Grommet, Vulture, Iris, Nine,
    Ozone

        255-375 Atlantic white sided dolphins (Lagenorhynchus acutus)
        2 unknown balaenopterid whale
        7 Basking Sharks
        
    Birds: Northern Gannet and Common Tern Greater shearwaters, Sooty
    shearwaters, Manx shearwaters, Northern fulmars, South Polar Skuas,
    Parasitic Jaegers, Leach's storm petrels, Wilson's Storm petrels, Cory's
    shearwaters, Andubon's shearwaters, Northern Phalaroper



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