NOAA/NMFS Right Whale Survey
07 June, 1998 19:03 EST


REPORT:

The Center for Coastal Studies' plane and one plane from the NMFS flew tracklines near Georges Basin and the Northeast Channel. There was one right whale sighted. A second plane from NMFS flew tracklines in the Great South Channel yielding no right whales. Total right whales for the day: 1

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:

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42 02 67 05
42 02 66 55
42 10 67 05
42 10 66 55
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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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