Cuvier’s beaked whales hold the record for the deepest dives made by a marine mammal. They have the capability of diving at least 3,300 feet and their deepest dive ever recorded was 9,816 feet!
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Cape May, New Jersey is home to hundreds of Atlantic Bottlenose dolphins. Bottlenose dolphins are a migrating species of cetacean that travel to warmer weather in the winter. However, Cape May is where they come back to each year to give birth and raise their young. This makes Cape May a great location to study […]
Sharks: Who is the Real Monster? Sarah Caplan Intern at Cape May Whale Watch and Research Center Introduction Sharks have become one the most feared creatures of the sea, but are these fears based on false representations of them? Or are they actually cold-hearted monsters who seek the flesh of humans? Most people have […]
02/08/2016 Our pelagic out of Cape May on Sat, Feb 6, 2016 was a resounding success with the best bird of the trip being, hands down, a GREAT SKUA. The last accepted record for New Jersey was in 2000. This was not the only highlight, though. We had a gull that looked pretty good for […]
The NJ Audubon’s Nature Center of Cape May asked one our of naturalists and marine biologists, Melissa Laurino of the Cape May Whale Watch and Research Center to be a guest speaker at one of their themed education camp weeks, “Diving into the Deep.” The presentation was given to pre-K through 7th graders and focused […]
05/25/2015 Now that I’ve caught up on sleep a bit, here’s a more elaborate description of the successful Cape May overnight trip. See Life Paulagics ran a highly successful overnight trip that racked up 4 NJBRC review species! (Yes, Mr. Boyle, I will be writing them up.) We left Sunday night a little after 10:00 […]