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:

10/8/06 - Map
1 sighted 40 nm northeast of Boston, MA, in an 8 nm radius around position 42-53N 070-24W

10/9/06 - Map
1 sighted 40 nm northeast of Boston, MA, in an 8 nm radius around position 42-54N 070-19W

10/10/06 - Map
1 sighted 90 nm northeast of Portland, ME in an 8 nm radius around position 44-00N 068-02W

10/16/06 - Map
1 sighted 45 nm northeast of Boston, MA, in an 8 nm radius around position 43-00N 070-17W

10/24/06 - Map
4 sighted 40 nm southwest of Saint John, New Brunswick, in an 8 nm radius around position 44-52N 066-45W

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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