First Right Whale Death of 2020 in U.S. Waters Observed Off New Jersey Coast
A deceased North Atlantic right whale was spotted floating off the coast of Elberon, New Jersey on June 25 and has since been identified as a male calf of whale #3560, who was spotted with the calf on New Year’s Day off the Florida coast.
This marks the first observed right whale death in American waters this year.
A June 26 update said that the wounds on the calf’s head and body are consistent with a vessel collision. However, NOAA Fisheries said it was...
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