Subject: Data:Center for Oceanic Research and Education, afternoon

Yankee Fleet (yankee@tiac.net)
Wed, 14 Aug 1996 14:25:04 -0400

Data: Center for Oceanic Research and Education
Today's Date: 14 August 1996
Area:  NSB 
Trip Date:  10 August 1996, 1330-1730
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: 8-9 kilometers, Cloud cover: 2/10ths
Sea Height: catpaw, Swell Height: 1 foot

Sightings:

1+1         Ba      1449 120 degrees, 1 mile    13813/44260   no behaviors
recorded 

1         Mn     1449  210 degrees, 1 mile       13813/44260   no behaviors
recorded 

1+1+1 Mn      1455-1501                    13807/44254  one breaching then
travelling, others - no behaviors recorded, in area

1           Mn      1505  120 degrees, 1 mile      13808/44250   no
behaviors recorded 

2           Mn      1508  270 degrees, 1 mile   13809/44250   no behaviors
recorded

2        Mn     1510-1521                    13810/44249   traveling
Tribble and Fracture, ID photos (96-37J, 21-24)

1          Ba     1510              13810/44249     traveling

2       Mn      1525-1541               13817/44247     breaching, flipper
slapping, traveling
                "W" and an unknown,  ID photos (96-38J, 1-3)

1 Ba 1525  120 degrees  13818/44247  no behaviors recorded

1 Mn  1540-1553  13812/44246  tail breaching, travelling  Siris ID photos
(96-38J, 4&5)

3 Mn  1557  50 degrees, 1 1/2 miles  13814/44247  no behaviors recorded

Trip Totals: 15 Mn; 4 Ba.