Review of the Status of the Right Whales in the North Atlantic and North Pacific Oceans

December 01, 2006

Assessment of the status of right whales in the North Atlantic and North Pacific Oceans

This status review report assesses the status of right whales in the North Atlantic and North Pacific Oceans. Specifically, the population structure is described and the extent to which phylogenetic uniqueness exists between right whales found in the North Atlantic and North Pacific is examined. The biological status and threats to the northern right whale and their habitat are examined.

Last updated by Office of Protected Resources on 10/31/2019

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