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13 02, 2017

It’s a Match!

By |February 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|2 Comments

This is how we find out about movement patterns and behaviors of humpback whales!!! MCERC #35, "Division", was resighted a few days ago by the MCERC team in a competitive breeding group. This whale was photographed by the MCERC team off Puerto Rico in 2013 in another competitive breeding group. We are so excited to [...]

6 04, 2016

MCERC in SEVENSEAS Marine Conservation & Travel Issue 11, April 2016

By |April 6th, 2016|News|0 Comments

The Marine & Coastal Ecology Research Center was recently featured in SEVENSEAS Marine Conservation & Travel Issue 11, April 2016. Our very own Mithriel MacKay and Cathy Bacon describe the Puerto Rice Humpback Whale Research Project found on page 96. Click here to view the SEVENSEAS Marine Conservation & Travel Issue 11, April 2016

24 01, 2016

2016 Humpback Whale Field Intensive Internship Program!

By |January 24th, 2016|0 Comments

Humpback Whale Field Intensive in Puerto Rico, USA Join us for our 6th season of humpback whale research in the beautiful Caribbean Sea!  You will be a critical part of our research team collecting data on humpback whales from land and boat surveys. You will learn data sampling, theodolite tracking, fluke and fin identification, and [...]

16 09, 2015

Humpback Whale Field Intensive Program-2017

By |September 16th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Humpback Whale Field Intensive Program in Turks and Caicos with the Marine and Coastal Ecology Research Center (MCERC) (and turtle ecology too!) Week-long sessions available starting January 07, 2017. Each week is limited to 4 spots and may be used as internship experience (for those desiring to use this opportunity as a CV builder!). There [...]

26 08, 2015

Marine Mammal Field Techniques – skills and fun in Puerto Rico October 4-10, 2015

By |August 26th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Participants in this program will spend 5 days in the field learning skills important to marine mammal research and two days snorkeling near shore reefs. Each day we will focus on a different skill and include a round table discussion in the evening. This program is meant to be low stress and enjoyable! A maximum [...]

28 07, 2015

Research Assistants 2016- now accepting applications

By |July 28th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Closed for the 2016 research season. Application will be accepted in August 2016 for the 2017 winter. It's that time again! Call for applications for Research Assistant positions for the Puerto Rico Humpback Whale Project with The Marine and Coastal Ecology Research Center Duration: December 29, 2014 - May 01, 2016 Four full time Research [...]

12 08, 2014

2015 Internships

By |August 12th, 2014|Recent News|0 Comments

4 Internship positions for the Humpback Whale Project Puerto Rico, USA December 29, 2014 - May 01, 2015 Four full time internships are available for the winter of 2015 to assist in the long term research project focusing on humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) wintering off Puerto Rico. General description: Research for this project includes seasonal occurrence [...]

12 09, 2013

Help MCERC this Winter!

By |September 12th, 2013|Recent News|0 Comments

Winter is coming and so are the humpback whales! If you are interested in helping us survey for whales around Puerto Rico, please contact me before January. We will have a team of students, interns and scientists counting whales and noting their behaviors. This season we anticipate more mother calf pairs than ever. They stay [...]