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Right Whales

Dead Right Whale Calf Identified

July 2, 2020

New England Aquarium researchers have confirmed the identity of a dead whale discovered off New Jersey as a young 6-month-old calf...Read More

North Atlantic right whale Derecha swims with her third calf, Equinox, off the coast of Florida on March 31, 2010. Photo: Corey Accardo/Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission taken under NOAA Permit #594-1759

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Mother of Injured Whale Calf Is an Extraordinary Whale

January 16, 2020

Derecha the North Atlantic right exhibited several behaviors that are not traditional for other right whale mothers....Read More

Harmonia, right whale Catalog #3101, was sighted with her newborn calf about 7 nautical miles off Cumberland Island, GA, on January 2, 2020.

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Right Whale Discovered Pregnant in August, Spotted with New Calf

January 6, 2020

Harmonia, a storied and well-studied North Atlantic right whale discovered pregnant in August, was spotted on January 2, 2020, with new calf off the Georgia coast....Read More

Pregnant right whale blow hole sampling

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Predicting the Birth of a Right Whale Calf

December 23, 2019

Predicting the Birth of a Right Whale Calf...Read More

First North Atlantic right whale calf of 2020 calving season sighted

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First Right Whale Calf of 2020 Season Sighted off Georgia

December 18, 2019

The first North Atlantic right whale calf of the 2019-2020 season was spotted Monday, December 16, 2019, off the coast of Georgia. ...Read More

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One Final Day in the Gulf

October 16, 2019

Since this is a rare species in these parts, we were ecstatic to get a good look at it; for many of the team, this was a new species sighting...Read More

North Atlantic right whale mom and her calf

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Nine Busy Days in the Gulf of St. Lawrence

August 22, 2019

The third and last leg of the July cruise in the Gulf of St. Lawrence turned out to last an impressive nine days straight at sea....Read More

2791 and calf on December 28, 2018 off the Florida coast. Photo: Chad Leedy/Coastwise Consulting

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Scientists Spot First Right Whale Calf of the Season

December 31, 2018

The year is ending on a positive note for the endangered North Atlantic right whale population as scientists spot the first calf of the 2018-2019 calving season!...Read More

right whale and calf swim at surface on a gray day

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This Year’s Right Whale Moms (So Far)

May 15, 2017

This Year's Right Whale Moms...Read More

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Right Whales of the Gulf of St. Lawrence

September 22, 2016

We did photograph a handful of other right whales east of Percé (QC) and Miscou Island (NB) that also deserve to be mentioned...Read More

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The Importance Of Seeing Calves

September 6, 2016

It's been so great to see all of these calves looking fat and healthy, and a relief to know that we will be able to identify them as they grow older...Read More

right whale head

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Punctuation’s Calf

June 30, 2016

Punctuation and her calf were one of the pairs that remained in CCB late into April, and were last seen on April 28. On May 5, the right whale community received news we all dread to hear....Read More

right whale skim feeding

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Learning How to Eat Plankton

June 2, 2016

This year, North Atlantic right whales began feeding in large numbers earlier than usual in Cape Cod Bay. A few of the calves were observed learning how to feed on plankton....Read More