Whale Monitoring Plan

Project Sponsor: New York State Department of Environmental Conservation - Division of Marine Resources
End Date: June 30, 2014


This project is Phase 1 of a longer term effort to identify areas of conservation importance for whales off of Manhattan Island and vicinity. The goal is to design the most appropriate survey and analysis method(s) to address baseline migratory trends for each whale Species of Greatest Conservation Need (SGCN), delineate areas of conservation importance, and provide a basis for long-term monitoring.

Dec. 11, 2020 | Updated Jan. 28, 2021, 5:19 p.m.