Final Recovery Plan for the Humpback Whale (Megaptera novaeangliae)

November 01, 1991

The humpback whale is classified as an endangered species and the Assistant Administrator for Fisheries has determined that a recovery plan would help this species to increase in abundance.This plan first reviews the natural history of humpback whale, con

The humpback whale is classified as an endangered species and the Assistant Administrator for Fisheries has determined that a recovery plan would help this species to increase in abundance.This plan first reviews the natural history of humpback whale, concentrating particularly on those reproductive stocks of feeding aggregations which regularly spend portions of the year in waters under the jurisdiction of the United States. 

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