Blue York

Whales

Many majestic whale species inhabit the waters off New York. Yet much about them remains a mystery. One thing we do know is that they face a number of serious threats.

THE LATEST FROM MELVILLE, THE BUOY

With our partners at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, we've launched a buoy (which you helped us nickname, Melville) to listen in and learn about the whales right under our noses. You can get the latest data from WHOI here and get recent news below.

Melville Keeps Detecting Right Whale Calls

December 1, 2016

It has continued to pick up the sounds during nine of the last eleven days.

Melville Hears a Right Whale

November 16, 2016

The acoustic buoy also picked up the sound of a rare sei whale recently.

Buoy Detects First Whale

July 28, 2016

Shortly after it went into the water off New York, it picked up the sound of a fin whale.

The Great New York Whale Census

July 7, 2016

The New York Times writes on this largest-ever survey of the Big Apple's whales.


HOW MELVILLE WORKS

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