Turks and Caicos

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13 02, 2017

It’s a Match!

By |February 13th, 2017|News|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 [...]

24 01, 2017

First Sea Turtle Caught, Measured and Tagged on Salt Cay Island!

By |January 24th, 2017|News|0 Comments

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!

7 12, 2016

Wanted: Boat Captain that is a Whale and Turtle Enthusiast!

By |December 7th, 2016|Position postings|0 Comments

The Marine and Coastal Ecology Research Center (MCERC) is looking for a boat captain for the upcoming research year. Ideally the captain is interested in whales and turtles. We are looking for an experienced captain with boat experience in a 10 meter inboard engine dive boat. You will be working as the boat operator and collecting [...]

17 11, 2016

Humpback Whale and Sea Turtle Research In TCI!

By |November 17th, 2016|News|2 Comments

Humpback Whale Field Intensive Program in Turks and Caicos with the Marine and Coastal Ecology Research Center (MCERC) (and turtle ecology too!) MCERC is partering with Salt Cay Divers for week-long sessions available between January 03- the end of March, 2017. Each week is limited to 4 spots and may be used as internship experience [...]