Subject: sightings for week of 21 july

Matt Villano (whaleman@tiac.net)
Thu, 24 Jul 1997 23:40:45 -0500

vessel:  yankee spirit
location of port:  gloucester, ma, usa
date:  july 24, 1997
school/org:  center for oceanic research and education
grade:
sea state:  2
wave ht.:  3 ft.
wind:  SE/13 kts.
air temp:  NA
water temp:  NA
cloud cover:  90%
visibility:  9k
high tide:  1350
recorder:  matt villano/lisa foerster

SPECIES     NUMBER     TIME	LORAN	 	BEHAVIOR     ID/NAMES
ba	     1	           1444-1456	13815/44262	passed		x
bp	     4	           1444-1456	13815/44262	deep feeding	yes
								53L: 10-24
la	    15-20	           1444-1456	13815/44262	assoc.
w/whales	x
bp	    1	           1444-1456	13815/44262	passed		x
bp	    1	           1444-1456	13815/44262	passed		x
mn	    2	           1459-1507	13810/44259	mom + calf
	anvil and calf
								54L:  1-4, 8
mn	   1	           1459-1507	13810/44259	flick feeding	x
mn	   1	           1507-1523	13807/44260	flick feeding	yes
								54L:  9
mn	   0/0/2/2	           1525-1531	13807/44260	mom + calf
	anvil and calf
						flick feeding	54L:  1-4, 8
bp 	  3 or 4 	           1525-1531	13807/44260	lunge
feeding	x
mn	  1	           1532-1539	13806/44258	vertical lunging
	yes
								54L:  5-7
ba	  1	           1532-1539	13806/44258	passed		x
mn	  1	           1539-	13806/44258	passed		x
mn	  1	           1546-	13798/13249	tail breaching	x
mn	  1	           1550-	13796/44243	breaching
	x
mn	  2	           1551-1600	13796/44243	standard travel
	apex and echo
								54L:  10-15
mn	  2	           1601-1614	13794/44241	mom +calf
	bullet and calf
								54L:  16-19

mjv


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"We need another and a wiser and perhaps a more mystical concept of
animals...In a world older and more complete than ours they move finished
and complete, gifted with extensions of the sense we have lost or never
attained, living by voices we shall never hear. They are not brethren,
they are not underlings; they are other nations, caught with ourselves in
the net of life and time, fellow prisoners of the splendour and travail of
the Earth."

Matt Villano
847.328.1958
whaleman@tiac.net