Subject: Data: Center for Oceanic Research and Education 27 July 1996

Yankee Fleet (yankee@tiac.net)
Thu, 1 Aug 1996 17:20:18 -0400

Data: Center for Oceanic Research and Education
Today's Date: 01 August 1996
Area:  NSB 
Trip Date:  27 July 1996, 0830-1230
Research Group:  Center for Oceanic Research and Education (CORE)
Vessel:  Yankee Spirit

Weather: Bright, hazy
Wind speed: 6-8 knots, Wind direction: S-SW
Visibility: 2-3 kilometers, Cloud cover: 1/10ths
Sea Height: catpaw, Swell Height: 1-2 feet 

Sightings:

2       Bp      0934                    13767/44292   no behaviors recorded 

1       Ba      0936                    13762/44289   no behaviors recorded 

16-18   Mn      0942-1117               13755/44284   bubble cloud feeding,
flick feeding, feeding aggregation water depth 229'    id photos (96-21J,
15-all, 96-22J, 1-4, 6-8 and 10-21)) Whales identified in aggregation:
Compass, Star, Scratch, Chimney, Agassiz, Nimbus, Colt, Zipper, Spoon,
Inferno?, Iota?) 

2       Mn      1033-1117              13747/44292   bubble cloud feeding
(Milky Way only) water depth 229'  "Shark and calf"    id photos (96-22J, 5)

2       Mn      1033-1117              13747/44292   bubble cloud feeding
water depth 219'  "Polaris and Anchor"  id photos (96-22J, 9 and 11)

1       Bp      1102                    13755/44296   no behaviors recorded 
 
                                
Trip Totals: 20-22 Mn; 3 Bp; 1 Ba.