There are approximately 2,500
encounters between lobster
gear and right whales a year.
How many lead to entanglements?
A WHOI researcher proposes to
build a model to esimate this
With research and cutting-edge
engineering funded by
WHOI’s Marine Mammal Center,
a new project will monitor the
location and number of these
The Northwest Atlantic Seal Research Consortium grew out of a series of workshops that included scientists, resource managers, and recreational fishermen to address issues and concerns related to increasing seal populations along the New England coast.
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The WHOI MMC and Duke University have a fellowship program for graduate students studying marine mammal science at either institutionfor periods of 3-6 months. MORE...
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