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:

12/19/05 - Map
1 sighted in the vicinity of the Boston shipping lanes, 20 nm northeast of Boston, MA, in a 8 nm radius around position 42-37N 070-35W

12/28/05 - Map
30 sighted 70 nm southeast of Portland, ME, in a 10 nm radius around position 43-17N 068-36W
2 sighted 55 nm southeast of Portland, ME, in an 8 nm radius around position 43-04N 069-14W
2 sighted 50 nm southeast of Boston, MA, in an 8 nm radius around position 41-46N 070-11W
2 sighted 40 nm northeast of Boston, MA, in an 8 nm radius around position 42-48N 070-18W

12/30/05 - Map
1 sighted 75 nm southeast of Boston, MA, in an 8 nm radius around position 41-21N 070-08W
PERSISTENT AGGREGATIONS:
30 sighted 70 nm southeast of Portland, ME, in a 10 nm radius around position 43-17N 068-36W

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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