Protection Status

Endangered

Endangered Species Act

Various species of whales are listed under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) as either threatened or endangered.

Endangered

IUCN Red List

Many species of whales are listed on the IUCN Red List, depending on their current population.

Appendix I

CITES

Many species of whales are included in either Appendices I or II of CITES, depending on their current population.