NOAA/NMFS Right Whale Survey
30 January 1998, (01/31/98, 10:45 EST)


REPORT:

The Center for Coastal Studies (CCS) conducted an aerial survey in Cape Cod Bay on Friday, January 30, 1998. There were 15 right whales sighted.

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 56 70 16
41 60 70 11
N. Lat. W.Long.
41 47 70 17
41 52 70 11
N. Lat. W.Long.
41 55 70 22
41 55 70 18

Number in box(es) represents number of right whales sighted this date.
sightings map TBA
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National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
National Marine Fisheries Service
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Woods Hole, MA

Right Whale Zones from
Aerial and/or Ship Surveys,
and/or ID Surveys

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

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