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REPORT: 25February 1997

NOTE: The complete NMFS/CG aerial and CCS ship survey tracks are enclosed in this [page] fax for information and reference purposes. Henceforth, a messages will detail the track lines completed that [given] day from the platform(s) providing sighting reports.


CONCENTRATIONS OF ENDANGERED NORTHERN RIGHT WHALES ARE KNOWN TO BE PRESENT IN CAPE COD BAY. SIGHTINGS HAVE BEEN MADE IN THE AREA BOUNDED BY THE FOLLOWING COORDINATES:

N. Lat. W.Long.
41 55.1 70 13.8
42 02.1 70 13.8
42 02.1 70 07.4
41 55.1 70 07.4
Map of Area

Map of Shipboard Survey Track
Map of Aerial Survey Track

Previous Reports/Maps
20Feb97
12 Feb 97

Mariners are urged to maintain a sharp lookout and use caution around right whales. Intentional close approach is prohibited and may result in violation of federal or state law.

NOAA/NMFS Northern Right Whale Sighting Information