Subject: Data/NSB/june 16 1997/Center for Oceanic Research and Education/Yankee Fleet

Yankee Fleet: Carol Hill/Lisa Foerster (yankee@tiac.net)
Wed, 25 Jun 1997 13:54:58 -0700

Subject: 
            Data/NSB/June 16 1997/Center for Oceanic Research and
            Education/Yankee Fleet 
       Date: 
            Tue, 17 Jun 1997 14:15:23 -0700 
       From: 
            "Yankee Fleet: Carol Hill/Lisa Foerster" <yankee@tiac.net>
Organization: 
            The Yankee Fleet, Gloucester Massachusetts 
         To: 
            whalenet@wheelock.edu


Vessel:  Yankee Spirit
Port:  Gloucester, MA
Date: June 16, 1997
Organization:  Center for Oceanic Research and Education
Sea Height:  3"-1.5 feet, Increasing to 1.5-3 feet at 1530
Swell Height:  1-2 feet
Wind:  15-18 knots, SE, Increasing to 17-20 knots at 1530
Cloud Cover:  2/10ths
Weather, bright, sunny, clear
Visibility:  10 kilometers
Recorder:  J. Jorgenson, L. Foerster

SPECIES #       TIME            LORAN           BEHAVIOR        ID/NAMES

Bp      1       1418-           13801/44293     passed          X

Bp      1       1437-           13786/44265     passed          X

Mn      2       1443-1456       13784/44258     travelling,     Salt,
97-21L, 14,17,18
                                                deep feeding    Midnight,
97-21L, 15&16

Mn      1       1501            13798/44258     passed          X

Mn      1       1501-1531       13798/44258     breaching       97-21L,
19-24
                                                flipper slapping97-22L,
1-3

Mn      2       1536-1553       13803/44245     breaching,      97-22L,
5-10
                                                tail breaching
                                                group split, then
rejoined

Trip totals:  5 Humpbacks, 2 Fin whales

Birds observed:  Common Eiders, Double crested cormorants, Snowy egrets,
Greater black-backed gulls, Herring gulls, Ring-billed gulls, Laughing
gulls, Common terns,
Wilson's storm petrels, Greater shearwaters, Sooty shearwaters, Northern
Gannets.