Oceanography The Official Magazine of
The Oceanography Society
Volume 31 Issue 03

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Volume 31, No. 3
Pages 6 - 11

RIPPLE MARKS • Over the Hump: Beleaguered in Whaling Days, Humpback Whales Chart a New Course in the Gulf of Maine

Cheryl Lyn Dybas
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It’s the longest day of the year, summer solstice, in Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary 32 km off Provincetown, Massachusetts. The sea is a promenade of humpback, finback, and minke whales.


Dybas, C.L. 2018. Over the hump: Beleaguered in whaling days, humpback whales chart a new course in the Gulf of Maine. Oceanography 31(3):6–11, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2018.314.