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1/5/01 - The Center for Coastal Studies(CCS) and MA DMF conducted an aerial survey of Cape Cod Bay today with 8 right whales sighted. They completed 14 of the 15 track lines in the Bay and the additional track line about 2 miles off the outside of the Cape.
1/8/01 - The MA/CCS aerial survey team completed all tracklines in Cape Cod Bay. The CCS R/V Shearwater was out conducting right whale habitat studies in the Bay. A total of 10 right whales were sighted.
1/13/01 - The MA/CCS aerial survey team did a complete survey of Cape Cod Bay and the track line approx. 2 n. miles off the east side of the Cape (Chatham - Provincetown). The CCS R/V Shearwater did a habitat survey in the Bay. A total of 8 right whales were observed subsurface feeding.
1/16/01 - The Center for Coastal Studies (CCS) R/V Shearwater observed 4 right whales today as they were transitting the Bay for maintenance. This was not a dedicated survey. As such, this is considered an opportunistic sighting that may not necessarily represent all whales present in the Bay.
1/23/01 - The Center for Coastal Studies (MA/CCS) Aerial Survey Team and (CCS) R/V Shearwater reported sighting 7 right whales in Cape Cod Bay today.
1/24/01 - The Center for Coastal Studies (MA/CCS) Aerial Survey Team conducted an aerial survey today, flying all track lines in Cape Cod Bay. The (CCS) R/V Shearwater was also out today. A total of 6 right whales were reported sighted.
1/29/01 - The MA/CCS aerial survey team surveyed Cape Cod Bay and one track line approximately 2 miles off the beach from Chatham to Provincetown. The CCS R/V did a habitat survey in the Bay. A total of 7 right whales were observed south/southwest of Provincetown. 1/30/01 - The CCS R/V Shearwater reported sighting 3 right whales in the vicinity of Wood End and Provincetown Harbor while conducting a Bay Monitoring Trip in Cape Cod Bay today.
1/31/01 - The Center for Coastal Studies reported a land based sighting of 2 right whales in Cape Cod Bay off the Wood End section of Provincetown.
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