For Naturalists

On behalf of the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary (SBNMS), we are proud to announce that in 2006, the SBNMS is collaborating with a number of research, conservation, and education groups as well as commercial whale watch companies to form the Sanctuary's Web on the web!

Basking Shark photo by Matt Dube
New England Basking Shark Project
Learn about Basking Sharks and Ocean Sunfish that frequent the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary and New England Waters. Learn how to identify individual animals and report sightings and strandings. Visit for more information.
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Whale Tale
Whale Sightings


Bird Sightings

Entanglement Cases
From the Helm
Fish & Invertebrate Id


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