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Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction Plan’s Massachusetts Trap/Pot Restricted Area and the Great South Channel Trap/Pot Restricted Area

NOAA Fisherieshas publishedan advance notice of proposed rulemaking to solicit comments on modifying the Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction Plan's Massachusetts Trap/Pot Restricted Area and the Great South Channel Trap/Pot Restricted Area to allow trap
Published
09/28/2018

Critical Habitat for North Atlantic Right Whales

We, NOAA Fisheries, are issuing this final rule to replace the critical habitat for right whales in the North Atlantic with two new areas. The areas being designated as critical habitat contain approximately 29,763 nm2 of marine habitat in the
Effective

Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction Plan Regulations from 1997-2015

NOAA Fisheries developed regulations implementing the Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction Plan to address the increased incidental mortality and serious injury of three stocks of large whales (North Atlantic right, humpback, and fin) in commercial
Issued
05/28/2015

Speed Restrictions to Reduce the Threat of Ship Collisions With North Atlantic Right Whales

NMFS is eliminating the expiration date (or “sunset clause”) contained in regulations requiring vessel speed restrictions to reduce the likelihood of lethal vessel collisions with North Atlantic right whales. The regulations restrict vessel
Effective

Five-Year Reviews of North Atlantic and North Pacific Right Whales

NMFS announces a 5-year review of North Atlantic right whale (Eubalaena glacialis) and North Pacific right whale (Eubalaena japonica) under the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (ESA), as amended. A 5-year review is based on the best scientific and
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Published
03/21/2012

Listing North Atlantic Right Whale Under the ESA

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 (Eubalaenaspp.) as two separate,
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04/07/2008

Recovery Plan for North Atlantic Right Whale

NMFS announces the availability of the final revision of the recovery plan for the western North Atlantic right whale,Eubalaena glacialis, as required by the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (ESA).
Published
06/02/2005

Regulations Governing the Approach to North Atlantic Right Whales

Disturbance is identified in the Final Recovery Plan for the Northern Right Whale (Recovery Plan) as among the principal human-induced factors impeding recovery of the northern right whale (Eubalaena glacialis) (NMFS, 1991). NMFS is issuing this interim
Published
02/13/1997