Subject: Data/NSB/June 9 1997/Center for Oceanic Research and Education/Yankee Spirit

Yankee Fleet: Carol Hill/Lisa Foerster (yankee@tiac.net)
Tue, 10 Jun 1997 12:54:43 -0700

Vessel:  Yankee Spirit
Port:  Gloucester, MA
Date:  June 9, 1997
Organization: Center for Oceanic Research and Education
Sea State:  1.5-3 feet
Swell Height:  2-4 feet
Wind:  SW, 12-15 knots
Visibility:  9 kilometers
Cloud cover:  0
Bright, clear conditions
Recorder:  Kathy Gilmour/Jessica Jorgenson

SPECIES	#	TIME		LORAN		BEHAVIOR	ID/PHOTOS

Bp 	1	1440-		13791/44256	Travelling	X

Ba	1	1441-		13795/44255	In area		X

Mn	1	1444-1454	13802/44253	Feeding, 	97-5P, 6,7
						Travelling

Mn	1	1454-		13800/44252	In area		X

Mn	1	1507-1524	13800/44255	Deep feeding	97-5P, 2-5
						Travelling

Mn	1	1507-1518	13800/44255	In area		X

Mn	1	1522-1553	13781/44250	Deep feeding	97-5P,1
						Travelling	97-6P,22-24

Bp	1	1556-1602	13783/44256	Deep feeding	97-6P,19-21

Mn	1	1604-1618	13791/4426	Breaching 	97-6P, 10-18
						Flipper slapping

Trip total:  6 Mn, 1 Bp, 1 Ba

Bird totals:  Gulls:  Greater Black-backed, Ring-billed, Herring.
Greater shearwaters, Manx shearwaters, Sooty shearwaters, Wilson's storm petrels,
Common terns, a few Northern gannets.