Subject: Data/NSB/May 31 1997/Center for Oceanic Research and Education/Yankee Spirit (fwd)

mike williamson (williams@www1.wheelock.edu)
Tue, 3 Jun 1997 15:32:46 -0400 (EDT)

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Date: Tue, 03 Jun 1997 14:57:17 -0700
From: "Yankee Fleet: Carol Hill/Lisa Foerster" <yankee@tiac.net>
To: whalenet@whale.simmons.edu
Subject: Data/NSB/May 31 1997/Center for Oceanic Research and Education/Yankee Spirit

Vessel: Yankee Spirit
Port:  Gloucester, MA
Date:  May 31, 1997
Cruise Time:  0830-1230
Organization:  Center for Oceanic Research and Education
Sea State:  3" - 1.5 feet
Swell Height:  1-2 feet
Wind Speed:  12-15 knots
Direction:  South - Southeast
Cloud Cover:  2 percent
Weather:  Clear inshore, Fog offshore
Visibility:  Less than 1 kilometer (100 yards offshore)
Recorder:  Lisa Foerster

Species	#	Time		Loran		Behavior		Id/photos

Mn	1	0950-1006	13797/44239	Flipper slapping,	97-13L,6-12
						Lob tailing	

Mn 	1	1015-1047	13788/44229	Deep feeding		Batik?
									97-13L, 13, 14, 
										18, 20

Mn	1	1015-1047	13788/44229	Deep feeding		Mural?
									97-13L, 15-17

Mn	1	1015-1104	13788/44229	Deep feeding		Sprout
									97-13L, 21, 23, 
										24

Mn	1	1015-1104	13788/44229	Deep feeding		97-13L, 19

Ba	1	1041-		13788/44227	In area			X

Mn	1	1047-1104	13787/44226	Deep feeding		97-13L, 22


Trip totals:  6 Humpbacks, 1 Minke whale

Birds observed:  Greater black-backed gulls, Ring-billed gulls, Herring gulls, 
Bonapartes gulls, Laughing gulls, Common Terns, Wilson's storm petrels, Northern 
Gannets, Various migrating warblers.