#23: BOF 2011 By the Numbers

2 months
18 team members
1 house
3 survey boats
19 survey days
30 pounds of coffee
8 right whale poop samples
9 right whale biopsy skin/blubber samples
55 right whale blow samples
859 minutes of right whale mom/calf pair acoustic recordings and behavioral observations collected
15 unique 2011 calves sighted
120 unique individual right whales sighted (low estimate, data still being processed)
600 sightings added to the Catalog (low estimate, data still being processed)

A lobtailing right whale on our last day on the water.
Photo: Kelsey Howe

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