Whale, North Atlantic Right

Shape

Synonyms

Eubalaena glacialis

Edibility

n/a

Regulations

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  • Additional Notes
    Approaching right whales closer than 500 yards is a violation of federal and state law.

    Please report all right whale sightings from Virginia to Maine by calling 866-755-6622

    Please report all right whale sightings from North Carolina to Texas by calling 877-WHALE-HELP

For a list of official country and state regulations, visit here