Fact Sheet
North Atlantic Right Whale

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Right Whale Consortium
The North Atlantic Right Whale Consortium consists of a number of both non-governmental and governmental organizations and individuals in the United States and Canada who work to study and conserve North Atlantic right whales.

New England Aquarium
North Atlantic right whale information, games and sponsorship opportunities

NOAA Fisheries
Information about North Atlantic right whales from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries Office of Protected Resources

NOAA on Right Whales


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Success Stories
December, 2013 - Endangered North Atlantic right whales can breathe a sigh of relief! The slow-speed zones we worked so hard to gain to protect these whales from ship strikes are finally and officially permanent.
Success Stories
August, 2013 - Entanglement in fishing lines is a serious threat to endangered whales in the Atlantic. Now, thanks to years of work in the courts, the National Marine Fisheries Service has to formally review and address this threat.
Fact Sheet
Whales belong to the order cetacea, which includes whales, dolphins and porpoises. Whales are divided into two suborders: baleen and toothed whales.