North Atlantic Right Whale
Colored blue-black to brown with white spots and has horny callosities on the head and around the blowholes.
Commonly seen to breach. lob-tail and slap flippers.
Northwest atlantic, possibly in northeast
300 - 350
Large sharks and killer whales.
They migrate to higher latitudes during spring and summer.
Social system/Group size
Usually seen solitary or in groups of 2 - 3, sometimes up to 12, but the groups splinter for feeding.
Ship strikes, entanglement in fishing gear, habitat degradation and climate change.
Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction Team
The most endangered "great" whale species.