OUTREACH

 

PROGRESS THROUGH PARTNERSHIPS

Tail fluke photos gathered and analyzed from CARIB Tails and sister sanctuary research partners offer new perspectives to the timing and movement patterns of humpback whales from the southeastern Caribbean and West Indies Region.

 

SIGHTINGS

CARIB Tail Photo Submissions
Note: All CARIB Tails fluke photo submissions are assigned catalog numbers by the North Atlantic Humpback Whale Catalog (NAHWC).

2016 Flukes

 

NAHWC #

Photographer: Todd Petree, Sea Saba Dive Center Foundation (SCF)

Vessel: Sea Dragon

Lat & Long: 17.6355° N, 63.2327° W

“The Pinnacles”, Saba Marine Park and Yarari M

Date: 4/11/2016

NAHWC #2599

Photographer: Leslie Ravel, Saba Conservation Foundation (SCF)

Vessel: Lady Rebecca

Lat & Long: 17.617745 N, 63.259596 W,

"Tents Bay", Saba Marine Park and Yarari MMS

 Date: 2/20/2016

** MATCH:  H. Whitehead, 3/8/1980 Silver Bank; MONAH, 1/29/2004 Silver Bank; SCF 2/20/2016 Saba

2014 Flukes

 

NAHWC #6705

Photographer: Jimmy Van Rijn (Saba Marine Park)

Vessel: Lady Rebecca

Lat & Long: GPS 17o37’41.28”N  63o16’25.62”W

Date: 2/11/2014

NAHWC #9382 Photographer: Pat Little Vessel: Miss Kitty Lat & Long: British Virgin Islands(BVI) Date: 12/20/2014 ** MATCH: seen by PCCS in 2009 in the Gulf of Maine where it is known as Face-Off, and in the BVI 12/20/2014

NAHWC #6740

Photographer: Steve Simonsen

Vessel: Jackson

Lat & Long: south shore of St. John, US Virgin Islands

Date: 3/20/2014

NAHWC #6741

Photographer: Steve Simonsen

Vessel: Jackson

Lat & Long: south shore of St. John, US Virgin Islands

Date: 3/20/2014

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