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Humpback Whale Distinct Population Segments Identification Map

Map of distinct population segments of humpback whales worldwide.

NOAA Fisheries worked worldwide to identify and apply protections for humpback whales. This map shows locations of the 14 distinct population segments of humpback whales worldwide. Currently, four out of the 14 distinct population segments are still protected as endangered, and one is listed as threatened (81 FR 62259, September 2016).  



Last updated by Office of Protected Resources on 11/23/2020