Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

right whales

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View images of juvenile and adult North Atlantic right whales, and learn more about this critically endangered species and current research and conservation efforts.



North Atlantic Right Whale: A Photo Set on Flickr

FWC researchers participate in conservation efforts such as responding to strandings and entanglements, reducing vessel-whale collisions, and conducting aerial surveys to evaluate right whale populations and winter presence.

2015-2016 Right Whale Calving Season: A Photo Set on Flickr

View a collection of photographs from the 2015-2016 North Atlantic right whale calving season.

2014-2015 Right Whale Calving Season: A photo Set on Flickr

View a collection of photographs from the 2014-2015 North Atlantic Right Whale calving season.

2013-2014 Right Whale Calving Season: A Photo Set on Flickr

View a collection of photographs from the 2012-2013 North Atlantic right whale calving season.

2012-2013 Right Whale Calving Season: A Photo Set on Flickr

View a collection of photographs from the 2012-2013 North Atlantic right whale calving season.

2011-2012 Right Whale Calving Season: A Photo Set on Flickr

View a collection of photographs from the 2011-2012 North Atlantic right whale calving season.


FWC Facts:
Manatees can travel up to 50 miles in a day. They generally swim slowly but have been clocked at speeds of up to 15 mph for short bursts.

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