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Critical Habitat for the Cook Inlet Beluga Whale


Side-profile illustration of white beluga whale with round, flexible "melon" head
Critical Habitat for Cook Inlet Beluga Whale
Endangered Species Act
Action Status
Final Rule
Affected Species


Final rule to designate critical habitat for the Cook Inlet beluga whale distinct population segment under the Endangered Species Act. Two areas are designated, comprising 7,800 square kilometers (3,013 square miles) of marine habitat. Effective May 11, 2011.

Last updated by Alaska Regional Office on 09/23/2022

Cook Inlet Beluga Whale Critical Habitat