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 [...]
With Katharine Hart from the Department of Environment and Coastal Research and Jackie, a marine biologist in Providenciales by our side, MCERC caught, measured and tagged the first turtle ever on Salt Cay Island!
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 [...]
The deadline to apply for the 2014 internships has been extended to September 30th. This will allow the post to hit the MARMAM email list. If you sent in a letter of interest and a CV, please expect to hear from us in early October!
The Marine and Coastal Ecology Research Center is inviting interested students to participate in the third season for 7 day field intensive focused on cetacean behavioral ecology in Puerto Rico. No experience is necessary to participate! Join our research team studying humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) wintering off Puerto Rico. Space is limited to 4 students [...]