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.