Occurrence of Endangered Species Act Listed Humpback Whales off Alaska

December 12, 2016

Section 7 guidance for humpback whale consultations

This document provides information on the occurrence of three Distinct Population Segments of humpback whales in waters off the coast of Alaska. This guidance will help Federal agencies meet their obligations to consult with NOAA Fisheries under section 7 of the ESA, and will also be useful for assessing potential impacts of NOAA Fisheries-authorized research and stranding response activities on ESA-listed humpback whales.

Last updated by Alaska Regional Office on 06/18/2018

Humpback Whale Section 7 Consultation