206 individual right whales spotted in Cape Cod Bay yesterday

40% of global right whale population is visiting Cape Cod
A close up of that huge open mouth - can't believe how small those dolphins look compared to the right whale! Photo taken during 4/12/17 aerial survey of Cape Cod Bay. CCS image, NOAA Permit #19315.

From the Center for Coastal Studies...

206 INDIVIDUAL RIGHT WHALES SPOTTED BY THE CCS CREW YESTERDAY! Yep, that's a whopping 40% of the entire global population in one day! 
Also seen - are you ready for this? 25 fin whales. 24 humpback whales. 40 (40!) sei whales. 9 minke whales. 3 unidentified large whales, and 13 unidentified dolphins.

Check out the photo from Center for Coastal Studies' April 12 survey.  It's a stunning image of a right whale feeding with dolphins.  (Expandable image below)


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