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Right Whale Research Program (2006) - 1 Funded Project

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Defining right whale entanglement risk in NE fishing grounds

$173,740

This project seeks to quantify entanglement risk to right whales in New England inshore fishing areas, especially over areas such as rocky bottom. The project will involve Dtagging right whales to measure a number of parameters, including dive depth, as well as the pitch and roll of tagged animals.

Documenting right whale (Eubalaena glacialis) behavior over rocky bottom in inshore waters of the Gulf of Maine.