16 December

What basking sharks like

Basking sharks frequent the Bay of Fundy from May to November, although your best chance of spotting one is in August and September. Despite being common in these months, there are some areas of the Bay where you are far more likely to see a basking shark than others. What makes good basking shark habitat?? […]

2 December

One shark, two shark, three shark, four

On September 11, 2009 and 2011, researchers from the Grand Manan Whale & Seabird Research Station conducted aerial surveys for basking sharks in the Bay of Fundy to estimate the abundance of basking sharks in this area. Three researchers conducted the surveys, from a small plane (Cesna 337) flying at 1000 feet at 110 knots. Each […]

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