Right Whale Calf Found Dead in Cape Cod Bay, Boaters Urged to Be Cautious

Right Whale Calf Found Dead in Cape Cod Bay, Boaters Urged to Be Cautious
A U.S. Coast Guard crew tows the carcass of a right whale calf to shore, USCG photo by R. Miller Boston – At approximately 11:30 this morning, researchers conducting right whale surveys in Cape Cod Bay reported a deceased floating right whale calf. The calf is a female and currently estimated to be 25 feet long. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

New speed regulation begins for mariners transiting seasonal Northern Right Whale management area off North Florida

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Coast Guard initiated enforcement of the Northern Right Whale strike reduction rule Tuesday to ensure that all vessels greater than or equal to 65 feet and subject to the jurisdiction of the United States are required to operate at speeds no greater than 10 knots in seasonal management areas.