WhaleNet makes available information from as many as 12 satellite tags each year. Already in the satellite tag archives are data from a Northern Right Whale named "Metompkin" that became entangled in fishing equipment off the coast of Georgia; two blue whales feeding in the Gulf of St. Lawrence; two hooded seals "Stephanie" and "Kiwi", on their migrations to polar waters; one elephant seal "Mac" diving off the California coast; three loggerhead turtles "Aerial", "Annie" and "Isabelle" swimming off the southeast U.S. near their nesting areas; and a number of harbor porpoises in the Bay of Fundy .
As WhaleNet progresses we hope to have more satellite tags on right whales, blue whales, humpback whales, fin whales, and sperm whales. We are also planning to tag more harbor and hooded seals, when released by the New England Aquarium and the New Jersey Marine Mammal Stranding Network.
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