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The Right Stuff: Regulations for Right Whales

February 14, 2019

Watch our video to learn more about regulations in place for right whales.

North Atlantic right whale diving.

North Atlantic Right whales are one of the world’s most endangered large whale species, with only about 450 animals remaining. NOAA has developed regulations for boaters and fishermen to help protect these whales from injury or death from vessel collisions and entanglement in fishing gear.