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:

1/4/07 - Map
1 sighted 45 nm southeast of Boston, MA, in an 8 nm radius around position 41-50N 070-19W
PERSISTENT AGGREGATIONS:
3 sighted 45 nm southwest of Cape Fear, NC, in an 8 nm radius around position 33-33N 078-43W

1/11/07 - Map
1 sighted in the vicinity of the New York shipping lanes, 30 nm south of New York, NY, in an 8 nm radius around position 40-10N 073-59W

1/20/07 - Map
2 sighted 15 nm east of Norfolk, VA, in an 8 nm radius around position 36-52N 075-56W

1/22/07 - Map
30 sighted 80 nm east of Portland, ME in a 10 nm radius around position 43-22N 068-21W

1/23/07 - Map
2 sighted 20 nm north of Ocean City, MD in Indian River Inlet in an 8 nm radius around position 38-36N 075-04W
PERSISTENT AGGREGATIONS:
30 sighted 80 nm east of Portland, ME in a 10 nm radius around position 43-22N 068-21W

1/24/07 - Map
17 sighted in the vicinity of the Portland shipping lanes, 30 nm east of Portsmith, NH in a 10 nm radius around position 42-57N 070-04W
PERSISTENT AGGREGATIONS:
30 sighted 80 nm east of Portland, ME in a 10 nm radius around position 43-22N 068-21W

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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