Tag: North Atlantic right whale

July 12, 2022

Whale entanglements affect future generations

When North Atlantic right whales get entangled in fishing gear, it can have long-term consequences for their populations. Not only can the energy cost of carrying the gear around cause...

January 6, 2022

For many right whales, the right spot to summer is farther north

Over the last decade, researchers hadn’t been seeing as many North Atlantic right whales in their usual spots. For decades, survey efforts were focused on the waters around Maine and...