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Listing North Atlantic Right Whale Under the ESA


Endangered Species Act
Action Status
Final Rule


We, NMFS, completed a status review of right whales in the North Pacific and North Atlantic Oceans under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) in December 2006 and are listing the currently endangered northern right whale (Eubalaena spp.) as two separate, endangered species, North Pacific right whale (E. japonica) and North Atlantic right whale (E. glacialis).

Federal Register

Last updated by Office of Protected Resources on 10/31/2019

Endangered Species Conservation