Tag Archives: pilot whales

#FieldWorkWin: Signing off from Saipan

By Marie Hill, Amanda Bradford, Allan Ligon, and Adam Ü We recently concluded a series of small-boat surveys for whales and dolphins (aka cetaceans) off Saipan in the Mariana Archipelago. Our primary target species was the endangered western North Pacific … Continue reading

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Whale & dolphin research outreach in Saipan

By Marie Hill and Andrea Bendlin We represented the PIFSC Cetacean Research Program (CRP) when we visited Saipan 4-6 May, 2015 for education and outreach. We gave presentations at Saipan Southern High, William S. Reyes, Garapan Elementary, and Saipan International … Continue reading

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Cetacean Surveys of the Southern Mariana Islands: Rota (June 16-20, 2014)

by Marie Hill, Andrea Bendlin, Allan Ligon, Adam Ü, and Erin Oleson During 5 days of surveys off Rota, we covered 488 km of trackline and encountered 14 groups of cetacean species including  Blainville’s beaked whale (Mesoplodon densirostris), bottlenose dolphin … Continue reading

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