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2018 / 01 / 24
New Fishery Management Measures in Effort to Curb Right Whale Mortality
Four new management measures for the snow crab fishery have been announced by Fisheries and Oceans Canada Minister Dominic LeBlanc with the aim of lowering the risk of entanglements for North Atlantic...
2018 / 01 / 15
Right Whale Mortalities: Speed Limit Lifted in Gulf and New Necropsy Report
The carcass of the third of the six dead right whales found in the Gulf of St. Lawrence in June has recently washed ashore in the Magdalen Islands...
2017 / 11 / 22
Right Whales Still Present in Gulf
At least 15 right whale sightings were made in the Gulf of St. Lawrence during the week of November 17, according to air census data. For the time being, the reduced speed limit of 10 knots is therefo...
2017 / 10 / 05
Each of them had their own story. Researchers at the New England Aquarium knew each of their distinctive markings, their family tree, and their favourite hangouts. Here is the story of nine of the car...