A voluntary vessel speed restriction zone (Dynamic Management Area - DMA) has been established south of Martha's Vineyard to protect an aggregation of three right whales sighted in this area on April 29.
This DMA is in effect through May 15, 2019.
Mariners are requested to route around this area or transit through it at 10 knots or less. Whales were spotted in or near shipping lanes so please be especially vigilant when traveling in these areas.
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