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large Arctic whalebone whale

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This is troubling for a population of about 450, particularly because we estimate that only about 105 of those are breeding females who are producing fewer calves," Barb Zoodsma, a right whale biologist for NOAA Fisheries (https://www.
There have been no sightings of North Atlantic right whales in the area of the slow-down in recent weeks.
That's why CLF, which has long been a champion for the North Atlantic right whale, is redoubling its efforts to help safeguard whales from New England's increasingly "urban" waters.
Herein we report the first evidence of a killer whale attack on a southern right whale in Brazilian waters and present new records of O.
In spring 2016, a research team led by WHOI biologist Michael Moore, NOAA researcher John Durban, and Holly Fearnbach of SeaLife Response, Rehabilitation and Research (SR3) sailed out into Cape Cod Bay in search of North Atlantic right whales feeding just off the coast.
In a study by Susan Parks, a professor of biology at Syracuse University, recordings of North Atlantic right whale calls from the 2000s were compared to Watkins and Schevill's right whale cuts from the 1950s.
Of the survey-takers who had entered the system, about half indicated the MSR system is useful for educating captains and crew about right whales and important for right whale conservation, but only about a quarter indicated that it is useful in helping ships avoid right whales.
Everything is linked," said Payne's Argentine colleague Mariano Sironi, a specialist in southern right whales.
These creatures are protected under the Marine Mammal Protection Act, and those that are known to occur in this region include several large whale species listed as endangered under the Endangered Species Act, such as the North Atlantic right whale, fin whale, and humpback whale.
OCT 3-6 SOUTH AFRICA For the Hermanus Whale Festival in the Western Cape, get a front row seat on the Cape Whale Route during the migrating season when people flock to see endangered southern right whale and participate in the related activities organised around the beautiful creatures.
I love sharing, first hand with audiences, what it's like to face a hungry polar bear, to swim eye to eye with an enormous Southern Right Whale - and talk about the excitement of being stalked by killer whales in the straits of Gibraltar.
Herein, we describe the first published social interactions of Sperm Whales (Physeter macrocephalus), Risso's Dolphins (Grampus griseus), and Northern Right Whale Dolphins (Lissodelphis borealis) as photo- and video-documented off southern California in spring 2011.
New Record of Mother-Calf Pair of Southern Right Whale, Eubalaena australis off the Peruvian coast.
Waltzes with giants; the twilight journey of the North Atlantic right whale.
Summary: Southern Right Whale and its calf swim together near Sydney Harbour.
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