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Injured North Atlantic Right Whale
North Atlantic right whale Juno and her injured calf swimming off Sapelo Island, Georgia in February 2024. The calf dives underwater, likely to nurse. Juno has scars from an entanglement and presumed boat strike. Credit: Georgia DNR/NOAA permit 24359
Species in the Spotlight: North Atlantic Right Whale
Facing a variety of man-made threats, North Atlantic right whales were listed under the Endangered Species Act in 1970. Once the right whale to hunt, these giants are now the right whales to save.
Slow Zones for Right Whales
North Atlantic right whales are one of the most endangered large whale species. Collisions with vessels are one of the major threats these animals face. NOAA has announced Right Whale Slow Zones to help reduce the risk of vessel strikes.