Researchers Gather Trove of Data on These Elusive Deep-Divers For a month this summer, researchers from the Northeast Fisheries Science Center and colleagues surveyed the waters south of Cape Cod along the edge of the continental shelf and farther offshore looking for True’s beaked whales, a species about which very little is known. On this cruise, however, researchers made what could be a beaked whale breakthrough, seeing or hearing multiple True’s beaked whales nearly every […]
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New England fishermen have mixed feelings about a program designed to allow over fished species to recover. Mark Schrope reports on how catch shares have scientists fishing for answers.