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Release of Hawaiian Monk Seal RP92
NOAA Fisheries, the National Park Service, The Marine Mammal Center, and the U.S. Coast Guard returned endangered Hawaiian monk seal RP92 to Kalaupapa, Molokaʻi, on July 8, 2022. The seal was released after recovering from an ingested fishing hook.
Stranding Network Frees Entangled Humpback Whale near Dana Point, in Southern California
A team from NOAA Fisheries and the Pacific Marine Mammal Center removed fishing line entangling a humpback whale near Dana Point, in Southern California, on Sunday, October 9, 2022.
Size Matters: Examining the Effects of Body Size on Birth Rates in North Atlantic Right Whales
Recent research reveals that smaller female North Atlantic right whales produce fewer calves over their reproductive years. Their body size has been declining in recent decades due to increased entanglements in fishing gear and other factors.