NOAA/NMFS
Right Whale Sighting Advisory System (SAS)


CONCENTRATIONS OF ENDANGERED NORTHERN RIGHT WHALES ARE KNOWN TO BE PRESENT IN CAPE COD BAY. SIGHTINGS HAVE BEEN MADE IN THE AREA BOUNDED BY THE FOLLOWING COORDINATES.

Mariners are urged to maintain a sharp lookout and use caution around right whales. Intentional close approach is prohibited and may result in violation of federal or state law.

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Reports:

10/3/05 - Map
40 sighted 45 nm south of Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada, in a 10 nm radius around position 44-32N 066-31W

10/5/05 - Map
80 sighted 45 nm south of Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada, in a 10 nm radius around position 44-37N 066-28W

10/22/05 - Map
1 sighted 85 nm east of Portland, ME, in an 8 nm radius around position 43-40N 068-10W.
2 sighted in the vicinity of the Portland shipping lanes, 40 nm southeast of Portland, ME, in an 8 nm radius around position 43-19N 069-30W.

10/24/05 - Map
14 sighted 40 nm southwest of Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada, in a 10 nm radius around position 44-37N 066-26W.

10/24/05 - Map
2 sighted in the vicinity of the Boston shipping lanes, 50 nm southeast of Boston, MA, in an 8 nm radius around position 42-03N 070-01W
PERSISTENT AGGREGATIONS:
14 sighted 40 nm southwest of Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada, in a 10 nm radius around position 44-37N 066-26W

CONCENTRATIONS OF ENDANGERED NORTHERN RIGHT WHALES ARE KNOWN TO BE PRESENT IN CAPE COD BAY. SIGHTINGS HAVE BEEN MADE IN THE AREA BOUNDED BY THE FOLLOWING COORDINATES:

Mariners are urged to maintain a sharp lookout and use caution around right whales. Intentional close approach is prohibited and may result in violation of federal or state law.

NOAA/NMFS Northern Right Whale Sighting Information

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