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All Boaters Should Reduce Their Speed to Protect North Atlantic Right Whales

Collisions between boats as small as 30 feet in length can be lethal to large whales, especially calves, and dangerous for boat passengers. Reduce your speed to keep everyone safe.
March 03, 2022 - Feature Story ,
Dead right whale calf (#3560) found floating off New Jersey on June 25, 2020, following vessel collisions Dead right whale calf (#3560) found floating off New Jersey on June 25, 2020, following vessel collisions. Credit: Center for Coastal Studies and Marine Mammal Stranding Center (MMPA Permit #18786-04).

Meet Lynne Barre, Seattle Branch Chief for the Protected Resources Division and the Recovery Coordinator for Endangered Southern Resident Killer Whales

Learn more about Lynne Barre's work as the Seattle Branch Chief for the Protected Resources Division and the Recovery Coordinator for endangered Southern Resident killer whales.
March 03, 2022 - Feature Story ,
Lynne Barre Lynne Barre on the water at sunset. Photo courtesy of Lynne Barre.

Podcast: Checking In on Endangered Southern Resident Killer Whales

Learn the latest on endangered Southern Resident killer whales with Dr. Megan Wallen, a marine mammal specialist in NOAA Fisheries West Coast Protected Resources Division.
February 14, 2022 - Podcast ,
 Southern Resident killer whales encountered during NOAA's PODs (Pacific Orcinus Distribution Survey) in October 2021 Southern Resident killer whales encountered during NOAA's PODs (Pacific Orcinus Distribution Survey) in October 2021 near the west end of the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Credit: NOAA Fisheries

North Atlantic Right Whale Updates

Get the latest North Atlantic right whale updates from NOAA Fisheries.

Snow Cone Watch: Updates on Entangled Right Whale Mother and Newborn Calf

An entangled North Atlantic right whale, known as Snow Cone, and her newborn calf have been spotted multiple times since December 2021. If you see them, or any right whale, move at least 500 yards away—it’s best for the whales and it’s the law.
January 31, 2022 - Feature Story ,
Right whale Catalog #3560 ‘Snow Cone’ and calf sighted off Fernandina Beach, Florida Right whale Catalog #3560 ‘Snow Cone’ and calf sighted off Fernandina Beach, Florida on January 6, 2022. Credit: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (NOAA permit 20556-01).

Recovering Threatened and Endangered Species Report to Congress 2019–2020

This report summarizes efforts to recover all domestic species under NOAA Fisheries’ jurisdiction. It highlights progress made towards recovery of nine critically endangered species identified in the Species in the Spotlight initiative.
January 31, 2022 - Feature Story ,
A Rice’s whale (Balaenoptera ricei) surfaces in the Gulf of Mexico A Rice’s whale (Balaenoptera ricei) surfaces in the Gulf of Mexico. Credit: NOAA Fisheries

Army and NOAA Joint Resolution Memorandum for Evaluating the Effects of Projects Involving Existing Structures in Endangered Species Act Section 7 Consultations

NOAA and Army (Civil Works) sign memorandum which will advance maintenance of the nation’s infrastructure and reduce permit backlog while ensuring Endangered Species Act protections.
January 06, 2022 - Agreements ,

Army and NOAA Sign Memorandum to Advance Endangered Species Act Consultations

NOAA and Army (Civil Works) sign memorandum which will advance maintenance of the nation’s infrastructure and reduce permit backlog while ensuring Endangered Species Act protections.
January 06, 2022 - Feature Story ,
Bridge at sunset Beach bridge at sunset. Credit: Shutterstock

U.S. and Canadian Officials Focus on Risk Reduction and Protection Measures for Endangered North Atlantic Right Whales

A message from NOAA Fisheries Assistant Administrator Janet Coit on a recent meeting among U.S. and Canadian officials regarding the conservation and protection of North Atlantic right whales.
January 05, 2022 - Leadership Message ,
Breaching Right whale, bubbles. A right whale breaching. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Christin Khan