Listing of the Southern Right Whale under the Endangered Species Act

Overview

Authority
Endangered Species Act
Affected Species
Action Status
Final Rule
Effective
12/02/1970

Summary

In 1970, right whales, Eubalaena spp., were listed as endangered under the Endangered Species Conservation Act, the precursor to the Endangered Species Act. This listing included Southern right whales.

Last updated by Office of Protected Resources on 03/05/2019